Multi Purpose Small Payload Rack (MSPR) - 11.18.15

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Science Objectives for Everyone
MSPR is a multipurpose payload rack system. 
Science Results for Everyone
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Facility Details


Facility Manager(s)
Tsuyoshi Ito, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, Tsukuba, Japan

Facility Representative(s)
Nakanoya Sogo, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, Japan

Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), Tsukuba, Japan

Sponsoring Space Agency
Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA)

Sponsoring Organization
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ISS Expedition Duration
March 2013 - March 2016; September 2016 - March 2017

Expeditions Assigned

Previous ISS Missions
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Facility Description

Facility Overview
MSPR has two experiment and three components. Three components are consists of VCRU (Video Compression and Recording Unit), DCU (DC/DC Convertor Unit), HBU (Hub Unit). 

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Facility Operations

  • Transported inside the Japanese Experiment Module (JEM) to orbit with sub-rack facilities.
    Checkout of MSPR is performed following transfer and installation into the Japanese Experiment Module (JEM) Pressurized Module (PM), Kibo, on the ISS.

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Decadal Survey Recommendations

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Results/More Information

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Results Publications

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Ground Based Results Publications

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ISS Patents

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Related Publications

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