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ISS-51/ISS-52

Start: 04/11/2017 12:00:00 am
End: 09/03/2017 12:00:00 am

Condition

During Increment 51 and 52, 531 sessions in 62 experiments are planned to be implemented.
60 experiments were initiated in the previous Increments, 2 experiments (Terminator, IMPACT) are new experiments.

Breakdown of Experiments by Research Areas

Research Area Experiment Name
Physico-chemical processes and materials in space conditions Kristallizator, Plazma Crystal, Zarevo
Earth and space sciences BTN-Neutron, Dubrava , Napor-mini RSA, Relaksatsia, Scenario, Terminator, Uragan, Ekon-M
Man in space Algometriya, Biocard , Vzaimodeystviye-2, DAN, Cardiovector, Kontent, Korrectsiya, Cosmocard, Matryoshka-R, MORZE, Motocard, Neuroimmunitet, Parodont-2, Movement of fluids, Pilot-T, Profilaktika-2 , Sarkolab , Splanh, UDOD
Space biology and biotechnology Biodegradatsia, Biorisk, Kaltsiy, Kaskad, Konstanta-2, Probiovit, Regeneratsia-1, Struktura, Fagen, Phoenix, E-NOSE, RR
Technologies of space exploration Albedo, Biopolimer, Vector-T, Vizir, Vynoslivost, Identifikatsiya, Izgib, IMPACT, Nanosatellite, Otklik, Restavratsia, Sreda-MKS, Test, Timer
Education and promotion of space research Great Start, Inter-MAI-75, About Gagarin from Space RadioScaf, SPHERES - ZeroRobotics, EarthKAM

Features

KEY MISSION TASKS OF EXPEDITION ISS-51
(April 11 - June 2, 2017)

  • Launch of one ISS-51/52 Russian crewmember and one NASA ISS-51/52 Expedition crewmember by spacecraft Soyuz MS-04;
  • Docking of Soyuz MS-04 spacecraft to Mini Research Module Poisk (MRM2);
  • Docking of Cygnus OA-7 to Node1-Nadir using SSRMS;
  • Operational support for loading and undocking of Soyuz MS spacecraft from Mini Research Module Rassvet (MRM1) (return of three ISS-50/51 Expedition crewmembers);
  • Performance of two USOS-based EVAs;
  • Support of the Space Station functionality;
  • Work on the re-equipping of the ISS RS;
  • Performance of the science and application research program and experiments;
  • Conduct of the onboard photos, video imagery of the ISS RS flight history and performing operations under the symbolic activity program.

The ISS-51 crew consists of 3 persons (April 10 - April 20, 2017), 5 persons (April 20, 2017 - June 2, 2017).

KEY MISSION TASKS OF EXPEDITION ISS-52
(June 2 - September 3, 2017)

  • Docking of Dragon SpX-11 vehicle to Node2-Nadir;
  • Loading and undocking of Dragon SpX-11 vehicle from Node2-Nadir;
  • Loading of waste and undocking of Progress MS-05 vehicle;
  • Loading and undocking of Cygnus OA-7 vehicle from Node1-Nadir;
  • Docking of Progress MS-06 vehicle to Service Module and its unloading;
  • Launch of one Russian crewmember, one NASA crewmember and one EKA crewmember of ISS-52/53 Expedition by spacecraft Soyuz MS-05;
  • Docking of Soyuz MS-05 spacecraft to Mini Research Module Rassvet (MRM1);
  • Docking of Dragon SpX-12 to Node2-Nadir and its unloading;
  • Operational support for loading and undocking of Soyuz MS-04 spacecraft from Mini Research Module Poisk (MRM2) (return of two ISS-51/52 Expedition crewmembers and one member of the crew of expedition ISS-50/51/52);
  • Performance of one RSOS-based EVA;
  • Support of the Space Station functionality;
  • Work on the re-equipping of the ISS RS;
  • Performance of the science and application research program and experiments;
  • Conduct of the onboard photos, video imagery of the ISS RS flight history and performing operations under the symbolic activity program.

The ISS-52 crew consists of 3 persons (June 2 - July 28, 2017), 6 persons (July 29, 2017 - September 3, 2017).

Program Experiments

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