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EXPEDITION FOUR (ISS-4)
REQUIRED RESOURCES

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In the course of ISS-4, 28 experiments are to be carried out. Most of them, 22 to be exact, are the activities already started during previous expeditions. Six experiments are new.
There are plans to carry out 122 sessions of experiments.

Breakdown of the experiments and the numbers of sessions by areas of research.

Area of research Experiment name Total Number of sessions

geophysics research

"Relaksatsia", "Uragan", "Molniya-SM"
3
15
biomedical research "Diurez", "Parodont", "Farma", "Cardio-ODNT", "Biotest", "Profilaktika", "Prognos", "Brados"
8
10
survey of natural resources and environmental monitoring "Diatomeya"
1
6
engineering research "Meteoroid", "Tenzor", "Vektor-T", "Izgib", "Privyazka", "Iskazheniye", "Identifikatsiya", "Skorpion"
8
53
space power and propulsion systems "Kromka"
1
1
cosmic ray research "Platan"
1
1
contract work GTS, MPAC&SEED, HDTV, "Vzglyad"
4
34
educational and humanitarian projects "Konstruktor", "Kolibry"
2
2
Total:
28
122

 

CARGO TRAFFIC

delivery during ISS-3
delivery during ISS-4,
         including on

Logistics vehicle Progress M1-8
Soyuz TM-34

TOTAL:

57,84 kg
27,81 kg



26,45 kg
1,36 kg

85,65 kg

Return of materials with results of space experiments
including return on-board

Soyuz TM-33
Space Shuttle UF2 mission

10,77 kg



10,35 kg
0,42 kg

POWER REQUIREMENTS

Continuous

Maximum during a session

up to 70 W

up to 200 W

CREW TIME

Crew commander
Flight engineer (USA)

TOTAL:

54 h 45 min
12 h 00 min

66 h 45 min

RECORDING AND TRANSMITTING SCIENTIFIC DATA TO EXPERIMENTERS
- kits with specimens and samples
- electronic data carriers
- telemetry data
31 pcs.
37 pcs.
1.87 GByte
 

 

 

 

 

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