Information PendingPrincipal Investigator(s)
Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos)Sponsoring Organization
Information PendingResearch Benefits
Information PendingISS Expedition Duration:
October 2003 - April 2009Expeditions Assigned
8,9,10,11,13,14,15,16,18Previous ISS Missions
Creation of new vaccines against dangerous virous diseases, development of the national vaccine against AIDS.
Information PendingEarth Applications
Luch-2 equipment accommodating multipurpose crystallization cassettes, Thermal insulating container Biokont-T for transportation of the Luch-2 equipment, Temperature-stable container "AQUA 01".Operational Protocols
Development tests of the crystallization procedure and production of the crystals of protein-candidate for vaccine against human immunodeficiency virus (HIV-1) under microgravity conditions.
Creation of a new generation of vaccines against virus infections based upon synthetic proteins with a predetermined antigenicity and immunogenicity.