Central Research Institute
for Machine Building
EN RU

ISS-45/ISS-46

Start: 09/12/2015 12:00:00 am
End: 03/02/2016 12:00:00 am

Condition

Experiments Program

During Increment 45 and 46, 1075 sessions in 63 experiments are planned to be implemented.
62 experiments were initiated in the previous Increments, experiment Restavratsia is a new experiments.

Breakdown of Experiments by Research Areas

Research Area Experiment Name
Physico-chemical processes and materials in space conditions Plazma Crystal
Earth and space sciences BTN-Neutron, Napor-mini RSA, Obstanovka, Relaksatsia, Seismoprognoz, Uragan, Ekon-M
Man in space Algometriya, Biocard , Biosignal , Vzaimodeystviye-2, DAN, Immuno, Cardiovector, Kontent, Korrectsiya, Cosmocard, Matryoshka-R, MORZE, Motocard, Neuroimmunitet, Parodont-2, Movement of fluids, Pilot-T, SPLANH, UDOD
Space biology and biotechnology Bacteriofag, Biodegradatsia, Biorisk, Kaltsiy, Regeneratsia-1, Fagen, Phoenix
Technologies of space exploration Albedo, Bar, Vector-T, Vibrolab, Vizir, VIRU, Vynoslivost, Identifikatsiya, Izgib, Kontrol, Kontur-2, Otklik, Proboy, Restavratsia, Sreda-MKS, Test, Epsilon-NEP
Education and promotion of space research Great Start, Kulonovskiy Kristall, About Gagarin from Space
Contract works and experiments "EXPOSE-R"
Experiments, performed according to the NASA-Roscosmos protokol dated July 18, 2013 SPHERES - ZeroRobotics, EarthKAM, Microbiological monitoring
NASA experiments, implemented by russian cosmonaut within the annual medical program Cognition, Fine Motor Skills, Ocular Health, Reaction Self-Test, Sleep Monitoring

 

Features

MAIN TASKS OF THE INCREMENT
IN THE ISS-45 PHASE
(September 12 - December 22, 2015)

  • Loading and undocking of HTV-5 vehicle from Node2- Nadir using SSRMS manipulator;
  • Docking of Progress M-29M to SM IC;
  • Partial unloading, loading of Progress M-29M cargo vehicle;
  • Docking of Cygnus OA-4 vehicle to Node1-Nadir using SSRMS manipulator and unloading;
  • Operational support for loading and undocking of Soyuz TMA-17M vehicle from Mini Research Module Rassvet (MRM1) (return to the Earth of three ISS-44/45 crewmembers);
  • Implementation of two EVAs from the USOS;
  • Support of the Station functionality;
  • Performance of the science and application research program and experiments;
  • Onboard photographic and video recording of the ISS RS flight history and implementation of symbolic activities program.

The ISS-45 crew consists of 6 persons (September 12 - December 15, 2015), 9 persons (December 15 - December 22, 2015).

MAIN TASKS OF THE INCREMENT
IN THE ISS-46 PHASE
(December 11, 2015 — March 2, 2016)

  • Launch of one ISS-46/47 Russian, one NASA and one ESA crewmember by spacecraft Soyuz TMA-19M;
  • Docking of Soyuz TMA-19M to Mini Research Module Rassvet (MRM1);
  • Final unloading, loading and undocking of Progress M-29M cargo vehicle from Module Pirs (DC1);
  • Docking of Progress MS to Module Pirs (DC1) and partial unloading;
  • Undocking of Cygnus OA-4 from Node1-Nadir using SSRMS manipulator;
  • Operational support for loading and undocking of spacecraft Soyuz TMA-18M from Mini Research Module Poisk (MRM2) (return of ISS-45/46 three crewmembers to the Earth);
  • Performance of one RS based EVA;
  • Implementation of two EVAs from the USOS;
  • Support of the Space Station functionality;
  • Performance of the science and application research program and experiments;
  • Taking the onboard photos, video images of the ISS RS flight history and performing operations under the program of symbolic activities.

The ISS-46 crew consists of 3 persons (December 11 - 15, 2015), 6 persons (December 15, 2015 - March 2, 2016).