Sensory (Taste) Evaluation of Malaysian Food on Earth and in Space (FIS) - 12.03.13
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Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos)Sponsoring Organization
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Information PendingISS Expedition Duration
October 2007 - April 2008Expeditions Assigned
16Previous ISS Missions
Compare the sensory evaluation score under two different conditions, on earth and in the ISS under near-zero gravity.
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Camcorder Sony HVR-Z1 (or Sony DSR PD-150P); Digital camera Nikon D2X (or Nikon D1X) for photo and video recording of the process of food tasting by the Malaysian Angkasawan.Operational Protocols
Tasting of Malaysian food and writing down the sensory evaluation score in the score sheet. FIS Kit with Malaysian food (nine types of food); FIS Logbook is a score sheet with a list of parameters (sensations: flavor, taste, texture, freshness, spice, sweetness and general acceptability), by which the food will be evaluated.
Information on tasting recorded in the FIS sensory score sheets, on flash card and videotape.