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ISS-33/ISS-34

Start: 09/17/2012 12:00:00 am
End: 03/19/2013 12:00:00 am

Condition

Experiments Program

During ISS-33 and ISS-34, 422 sessions of 50 experiments are planned to be implemented.

Breakdown of Experiments by Research Areas

Research Area Experiment Name
Human life research Sonocard, Vzaimodeystviye, Tipologia, Pnevmocard, Sprut-2, Chromato-Mass Spectr M, Immuno, Poligen, Biorisk, Plazmida
Geophysical research Relaksatsia, Vsplesk, Microsatellite, Radar-Progress
Earth resources sensing Seyner, Ekon, Ekon-M
Space biotechnology Lactolen, ARIL, OChB, Biotrek, Conjugation, Biodegradatsia, Bioemulsia, Kaskad, Zhenshen-2, Membrana, Aseptik, BIF, Bacteriofag, Struktura, Konstanta, Kaltsiy
Technical research Identifikatsiya, SLS, Sreda-MKS, VIRU, Vizir, Vynoslivost, Albedo, Bar
Study of cosmic rays Matryoshka-R, BTN-Neutron
Educational and humanitarian projects Kulonovskiy Kristall, Ten’-Mayak, MATI-75, MAI-75, Great Start
Space technology and material science Kristallizator, Plasma crystal

Features

MAIN TASKS OF THE INCREMENT
IN THE ISS-33 PHASE
(September 17 - November 19, 2012)

  • Launch of two ISS-33/34 Russian crewmembers and one NASA crewmember by transport manned vehicle Soyuz TMA-06M;
  • Docking of Soyuz TMA-06M vehicle to Mini Research Module Poisk (MRM2);
  • Partial unloading of Progress M-16M cargo vehicle;
  • docking of CV Dragon CRS 1 to Module Node2-Nadir;
  • undocking of CV Dragon CRS 1 from Module Node2-Nadir;
  • Operational support for docking of Progress M-17M cargo vehicle to the instrument compartment of Service Module Zvezda;
  • Partial unloading of Progress M-17M cargo vehicle;
  • Operational support of loading and undocking of Soyuz TMA-05M vehicle from Mini Research Module MRM 1 Rassvet (return of three ISS-32/33 crewmembers);
  • Support of the Space Station functionality;
  • Performance of the science and application research program and experiments;
  • Conduct of photo and video imagery of the ISS RS flight.

The ISS-33 crew consists of 3 persons (September 17 - October 25, 2012) and 6 persons (October 25 - November 19, 2012).

MAIN TASKS OF THE INCREMENT
IN THE ISS-34 PHASE
(November 19, 2012 - March 16, 2013)

  • Launch of one ISS-34/35 Russian crewmember, one NASA (USA) crewmember and one CSA (Canada) crewmember by transport manned vehicle Soyuz TMA-07M;
  • Docking of Soyuz TMA-07M vehicle to Mini Research Module Rassvet (MRM1);
  • Final unloading of Progress M-16M and Progress M-17M cargo vehicles;
  • Operational support for loading and undocking of Progress M-16M vehicle from Module Pirs (DC1);
  • docking of CV Dragon SpX-2 to Module Node2-Nadir;
  • Implementation of extra vehicular activity, namely two US EVA's on the ISS US Segment;
  • Operational support for docking to Module Pirs (DC1) of Progress M-18M;
  • Partial unloading of Progress M-18M vehicle;
  • Operational support for loading and undocking of Soyuz TMA-06M spacecraft from Mini Research Module MRM2 Poisk (return to the Earth of three ISS-33/34 crewmembers);
  • Support of the Space Station functionality;
  • Performance of the science and application research program and experiments;
  • Conduct of photo and video imagery of the ISS RS flight.

The ISS-34 crew consists of 3 persons (November 19 - December 21, 2012) and 6 persons (December 21, 2012 - March 16, 2013).