Contract activities on ISS Russian Segment

Experiment Altcriss


Taking measuremens of radiation field onboard the ISS.


  • Monitoting of radiological situation on low near-earth orbit.
  • Determining efficiency of different protective materials in space.

Science Hardware Used:

  • Spectrometer AST ("Alteino") with cables;
  • Dosimeter pouches.


  • Memory cards PCMCIA 512 and CF 512 ;
  • Cover for return of dosimeter and memory cards pouches;
  • ALC registration table.

Flight Equipment Used:

  • Digital camera Nikon D1X.

Experiment Results:

Returned to Earth pouches with dosimeters and memory cards containing recorded spectrometer measurements, as well as the photographs of dosimenters taken at the exposure sites.