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EXPEDITION EIGHT (ISS-8)
REQUIRED RESOURCES

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During the ISS-8 mission 130 sessions based on 42 experiments are scheduled to be conducted. 38 of the 42 experiments have been started in the previous expeditions expeditions, with 4 experiments ("Matryoshka-R", "KAF", "Vaktsina-K" and "Toksichnost") being quite new.

Allocation of Experiments and Number of Sessions by Research Areas.

Research Area Experiment Name Totally Number of Sessions

Geophysical Research

"Relaksatsia", "Uragan", "Molniya-SM"
3
19
Life Science Research "Sprut-MBI", "Diurez", "Parodont", "Farma", "Cardio-ODNT", "Biotest", "Profilaktika", "Pulse", "Gematologia" "Pilot", Biorisk, Rastenia-2, "Intercellular interaction", "Prognos", "Brados", "Matryoshka-R"
16
36
Study of Natural Resources and Ecological Monitoring "Diatomeya"
1
6
Space Biotechnology "Mimetik-K", "KAF", "Vaktsina-K", "Biodegradation", "Bioekologia", "Interleukin-K", "MSK" 7
7
Technological Research

"Meteoroid", "Toksichnost", "Tenzor", "Vektor-T", "Izgib", "Privyazka", "Iskazheniye", Plasma Crystal, "Identifikatsiya", , "Skorpion"

10
58
Problems of Space Power Systems and Propulsions Systems "Kromka"
1
1
Study of Space Rays "Platan"
1
1
Contract Activities GTS, MPAC&SEED, "GCF-NASDA"
3
3
Total:
42
130

 

CARGO FLOW

Delivery to the ISS RS:

by the Soyuz TMA-3 manned spacecraft
by the Progress M-49 cargo transport vehicle
by the Progress M-50 cargo transport vehicle
by the Soyuz TMA-4 manned spacecraft

TOTALLY:

 


4.36 kg

135.80 kg

0.27 kg

1.32 kg

141.75 kg

Return of the materials with the SE results:

by the Soyuz TMA-2 manned spacecraft
by the Soyuz TMA-3 manned spacecraft

TOTALLY:

 

3.50 kg
35.09 kg

38.59 kg

POWER CONSUMPTION

Permanent power consumption

Maximum power consumption per session
(during 2 hours)

up to 100 W

up to 500 W

CREW TIME

ISS Commander M. Foale (USA)
ISS Flight Engineer A. Kaleri (RF)

TOTALLY:

21 h 35 min
125 h 20 min

146 h 55 min

RECORDING AND TRANSFER OF SCIENTIFIC DATA TO PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATORS
- sample and specimen kits
- electronic data carriers
- telemetry information
42 pcs
36 pcs
1.3 Gbytes
 

 

 

 

 

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