Human Life Research on ISS Russian Segment

KAP 05 Experiment

KAP 05 experiment forms part of the research program performed by South Korean astronaut Yi So Yeon under KAP Project on the ISS RS. The research program is preparation and implemented on order by the South Korea Aerospace Research Institute (KARI).


Study of a change of astronaut face in microgravity.


Measuring a facial edema of the astronaut by Moire.

Science Hardware Used:

  • KAP-05 Kit including structure with Moire mesh, light filter, adapter ring and synchronization cable.

Flight Equipment Used:

  • Laptop RSE1;
  • 2 cameras Nikon D2X;
  • Flash Nikon SB-800;
  • Camcorder Sony HVR-Z1J for videotaping activities of the Korean astronaut.

Experiment Results:

Photo and video information on a hard drive and video tape to be returned to ground.