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ISS-27/ISS-28

Start: 03/16/2011 12:00:00 am
End: 09/16/2011 12:00:00 am
Type: Russia

State

Completed

Condition

Experiments Program

During ISS-27 and ISS-28, 725 sessions of 50 experiments are planned to be implemented. 47 experiments were started in the previous increments. 3 experiments (SLS, Dalnost, Great Start) are new.

Breakdown of Experiments by Research Areas

Research Area Experiment Name
Human life research Sonocard, Vzaimodeystviye, Tipologia, Pnevmocard, Sprut-2, Poligen, Biorisk, Rasteniya
Geophysical research Relaksatsia, Uragan, Vsplesk, Molniya-Gamma, Radar-Progress
Earth resources sensing MW-radiometry, Rusalka, Seyner, Ekon
Space biotechnology Lactolen, ARIL, OChB, Biotrek, Conugatsiya, Biodegradatsia, Bioemulsiya, Kaskad, Zhenshen-2, Membrana, Aseptik, BIF, Bacteriofag, Struktura, Konstanta
Technical research Vektor-T, Izgib, Identifikatsiya, Veterok, SLS, Sreda-MKS, Kontur, VIRU, Bar, Dalnost
Study of cosmic rays BTN-Neutron, Matryoshka-R
Educational and humanitarian projects MAI-75, Kulonovskiy Kristall, Ten-Mayak, Great Start
Space technology and material science Kristallizator, Plasma crystal

Features

MAIN TASKS OF THE INCREMENT
IN THE ISS-27 PHASE
(March 16, 2011 - May 24, 2011)

  • Launch of two ISS-27/28 Russian crewmembers and one NASA (USA) crewmember by Soyuz TMA-21 spacecraft;
  • Docking of Soyuz TMA-21 spacecraft to Mini Research Module Poisk (MRM2);
  • Operational support for loading and undocking of Progress M-09M from Module Pirs (DC-1);
  • Operational support for docking of Progress M-10M to the Module Pirs (DC-1);
  • Operational support for docking and undocking of Space Shuttle ULF5;
  • Partial unloading of Progress M-10M vehicle;
  • Operational support for docking of Space Shuttle ULF6;
  • Operational support for loading and undocking of HTV-2;
  • Operational support for loading and undocking of Soyuz TMA-20 spacecraft from Mini Research Module MRM1 Rassvet (return to the Earth of three ISS-26/27 crewmembers);
  • Support of the Space Station functionality;
  • Performance of the science and application research program and experiments;

The ISS-27 crew consists of 3 persons (March 16 - April 7, 2011) and 6 persons (April 7 - May 24, 2011).

MAIN TASKS OF THE INCREMENT
IN THE ISS-28 PHASE
( May 24, 2011 - September 16, 2011)

  • Launch of one ISS-27/28 Russian crewmembers, one NASA (USA) crewmember and one JAXA (Japan) by Soyuz TMA-02M spacecraft;
  • Docking of Soyuz TMA-02M spacecraft to Mini Research Module Rassvet (MRM1);
  • Operational support for docking to SM IC and unloading of Progress M-11M cargo vehicle;
  • Final unloading of Progress M-10M cargo vehicle;
  • Operational support for loading and undocking of Progress M-11M cargo vehicle;
  • Operational support for undocking of Space Shuttle ULF6;
  • Operational support for docking and undocking of Space Shuttle ULF7;
  • Operational support for loading and undocking of ATV-2 from SM IC;
  • Operational support for loading and undocking Soyuz TMA-21 spacecraft from Mini Research Module Poisk (MRM2); (return to the Earth of three ISS-27/28 crewmembers);
  • Performance of one EVA from Russian Segment;
  • Support of the Space Station functionality;
  • Performance of the science and application research program and experiments;

The ISS-28 crew consists of 3 persons (May 24 - June 10, 2011) and 6 persons (June 10 - September 16, 2011).

Program Experiments

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