Technical Research on ISS Russian Segment

ASIA Experiment


Experiment ASIA forms part of the scientific research program performed by Italian Astronaut Roberto Vittori (ESA) on the ISS in the frame of ENEIDE ISM Project. The European Space Agency is a customer of the preparation and implementation of the research program.



Objective:

Evaluate the radiation sensitivity of the electronics board in space environment on space vehicles (Progress, Soyuz) and ISS.

Task:

Exposure of the electronic board on the ISS RS.

Used Science Hardware:

  • ASIA Pouch consisting of
    • ASIA unit representing an electronic board located inside a metallic container (minicrate PEER) which protects the board against all possible damages during its transportation and storage.
    • ASIA memory card.

Support Facilities:

  • Camera Nikon D1X.

Consumables:

  • Memory card for photos.

Experiment Results:

ASIA Unit with the electronic board returned to the ground after its exposure on the ISS RS and hardware photos.

ISS Crew


PARMITANO Luka PARMITANO
Luka



KOCH Christina  KOCH
Christina



SKVORTSOV Alexandr SKVORTSOV
Alexandr



MORGAN   Andrew MORGAN
Andrew



  SKRIPOCHKA
Oleg



   MEIR
Jessica