Multi Purpose Small Payload Rack (MSPR) - 08.20.14

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MSPR is a multipurpose payload rack system. 

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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

  • Developer(s)

    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 2015

    Expeditions Assigned

    Previous ISS Missions
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  • Onboard
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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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    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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    Related Websites

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