SEVENTEENTH CREW REQUIRED RESOURCES FOURTEENTH RUSSIAN VISITING CREW KAP PROJECT IMAGE VIDEO

 
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EXPEDITION  SEVENTEEN (ISS-17)

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MAIN TASKS OF THE INCREMENT:

  • Launch of two ISS-17 crewmembers and VC-14 spaceflight participant (South Korea) on Soyuz TMA-12 transport manned vehicle on Flight 16S;
  • Docking of Soyuz TMA-12 to Docking Compartment Pirs;
  • Operational support for Soyuz TMA-11 loading and undocking from FGB Zarya;
  • Operational support for Space Shuttle docking on Flight 1J. Replacement of one ISS-16 NASA crewmember on the Space Shuttle on Flight 1J;
  • Soyuz TMA-12 relocation from DC Pirs to FGB Zarya;
  • Operational support for Progress M-64 docking to Docking Compartment Pirs and it unloading;
  • Loading and undocking of ATV1 from SM Instrument Compartment;
  • Operational support for Progress M-01M docking to SM IC;
  • Operational support for Progress M-64 loading and undocking from DC Pirs;
  • Operational support for Progress M-65 docking to Docking Compartment Pirs and its unloading;
  • Operational support for Space Shuttle docking on Flight ULF2. Rotation of one ISS-17 NASA crewmember on the Space Shuttle on Flight ULF2;
  • Performance of extravehicular activity (EVA), i.e. one ISS Russian Segment EVA;
  • Performance of reboost operations using ATV1 thrusters;
  • Maintenance of the station functionality;
  • Performance of the science and application research program and experiments (Relaksatsia, Uragan, Vsplesk, Profilaktika, Sonocard, Pilot, Dykhanie, Pnevmocard, BIMS, Biorisk, Plasmida, Regeneratsia, Matroshka-R, Diatomeya, Lactolen, ARIL, OCHB, Biotrek, Conjugatsia, Biodegradatsia, Bioemulsiya, Zhenshen-2, Antigen, Plasma Crystal, Identifikatsiya, Bar, Ekon, Plasma-MKS, Plasma-Progress, Ten'-Mayak, BTN-Neutron, MATI-75), as well as contract-based commercial activities (GTS-2, NOA)
  • Implementation of Korea Astronaut Program (KAP) onboard the ISS during the VC-14 time;
  • Crew handover to Increment ISS-18 crew, and return of ISS-17 two crewmembers and the flight participant working under the visiting crew (VC-15) program with Soyuz TMA-12.
 

 

 

 

 

 

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