Human Life Research on ISS Russian Segment
KAP 06 Experiment
KAP 06 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).
Evaluation of astronaut sensory changes of taste in space while eating Korean food on ground and in microgravity.
Sensory evaluation of traditional Korean food with recording of subjective gustatory sensations in a questionnaire.
Science Hardware Used:
- KAP-06 Kit including container with traditional Korean food items, totally 10 items of Korean space food: Cooked Kimchi, Gochujang, Soybean Paste Soup, Korean Red Ginseng Tea, Green Tea, Cooked Rice, Kimchi, Ramen, Saengshik bar, Sujeonggwa. Nine food items are packed in sealed plastic bags, one food item (Cooked Kimchi) is packed in a tin.
Flight Equipment Used:
- Digital camera Nikon D2X for videotaping activities of the Korean astronaut.
Tasting data recorded in a questionnaire and flash card to be returned to ground.