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


Hoshide  AkihikoHoshide
Akihiko



leg Novitskiy Novitskiy
leg



Petr Dubrov Dubrov
Petr



Mark Vande Hei Vande Hei
Mark



Robert Shane KIMBROUGH KIMBROUGH
Robert Shane



Megan McArthur McArthur
Megan



Thomas PESQUETPESQUET
Thomas