Investigation of Early Symptoms of Microdestruction of Structures and Instrument Modules in the Russian Segment of ISS (Expert-1) - 09.17.14

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Investigation of early symptoms of the surface microdestruction of the pressurized body and structures in the ISS RS instrument modules, conducted together with monitoring of temperature-humidity parameters, acoustic fields of ultrasound band and other spaceflight factors which can affect the microdestruction processes. Revealing of possible relations between microdestruction and spaceflight factors. Preparation of proposals for development of the onboard system to reveal early symptoms of microdestruction and updating of methods to prevent microdestruction of the pressurized body and structures in the ISS RS.

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The following content was provided by V V. Borisov, Oleg Alexeevich Saprykin, and is maintained in a database by the ISS Program Science Office.

Experiment Details

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Principal Investigator(s)

  • V V. Borisov, TSNIIMASH, Korolyov, Russia
  • Oleg Alexeevich Saprykin, Central Research Institute of Machine Building (TSNIIMASH), Russia

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    Sponsoring Space Agency
    Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos)

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    ISS Expedition Duration
    April 2008 - March 2010

    Expeditions Assigned
    17,18,19/20,21/22

    Previous ISS Missions
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    Experiment Description

    Research Overview
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    Description
    Development of routes to provide monitoring of possible microdestruction zones based on the mapping results of background fields inside the ISS RS modules. Development of the initial option for the parameter data base providing a reliable identification of microdestruction growth symptoms. Assessment of a capability to use the temperature-humidity methods for probing, acoustic direction-finding, record of the surface microcondition onboard the station to develop the onboard system for early detection of microdestruction areas of the pressurized body, structures and hardware for the ISS RS.

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    Applications

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    Earth Applications
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    Operations

    Operational Requirements
    Bar SH consisting of: Remote infrared thermometer Kelvin-video; Thermohygrometer Iva-6A; Hot-wire anemometer-thermometer TM-2; Ultrasound analyzer AU-01; Leak detector UT2-03. Kit with test-tubes for sampling from surfaces inside the article.

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    ISS Patents

      Zyablov VA, Deshevaya EA, Novikova ND, Shubralova EV, Scherbakov EV.  The method of destruction of bio-destructor microorganisms on surfaces of the ISS habitable modules. Federal Service for Intellectual Property.2372942. November 20 2009.

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    Related Publications

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    Related Websites
    Energia - Science Research on the ISS Russian Segment

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    Imagery

    image NASA Image: ISS020E035017 - Russian cosmonaut Gennady Padalka, Expedition 20 commander, uses the Russian BAR/EXPERT science payload to take various environmental measurements in the Zvezda Service Module of the International Space Station.
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    image NASA Image: ISS020E035022 - Russian cosmonaut Roman Romanenko, Expedition 20 flight engineer, uses the Russian BAR/EXPERT science payload to take various environmental measurements in the Zvezda Service Module of the International Space Station.
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