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Experiments, performed according to the NASA-Roscosmos protokol dated July 18, 2013

Experiment Microbiological monitoring


Purposes:

Obtaining new data on microorganisms' coenosis formation in the air environment and on the interior and equipment surfaces of the International Space Station.

Tasks:

To study with the help of the American means and methods of the ISS life environment microbiological condition control:

  • quantitative level of bacteria in the air environment and on the AS ISS internal surfaces;
  • quantitative level of fungi in the air environment and on the AS ISS internal surfaces;
  • bacteria species composition in the air environment and on the AS ISS internal surfaces;
  • fungus species composition in the air environment and on the AS ISS internal surfaces.

Used scientific hardware:

There is used NASA equipment - MAS air sample collector and kits for sampling from the surfaces.

Experiment results:

NASA equipment kits returning to the Earth with air and ISS surfaces microbiological samples and photo materials.

ISS Crew


OVCHININ Alexey OVCHININ
Alexey



HAGUE  Nick HAGUE
Nick



KOCH  Christina  KOCH
Christina



SKVORTSOV Alexandr SKVORTSOV
Alexandr



PARMITANO Luka PARMITANO
Luka



MORGAN   Andrew MORGAN
Andrew