Information PendingPrincipal Investigator(s)
Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos)Sponsoring Organization
Information PendingResearch Benefits
Information PendingISS Expedition Duration
December 2001 - June 2002Expeditions Assigned
4Previous ISS Missions
Delivery to orbit and launch into open space of the Kolibry microsatellite (MS) within the long-term space, scientific-educational program of school research microsatellites. Developmental testing of MS deployment profile assuring safety of ISS and Transport Cargo Vehicle (TCV) Progress-M.
Information PendingEarth Applications
Kolibry microsatellite, video camera.Operational Protocols
Verification of engineering solutions incorporated into the design of "Kolibry" microsatellite and transport cargo container to deliver and separate the MS from TCV Progress-M. Verification of technological solutions for processing and installing delivered hardware.
Successful deployment of the micro satellite and return to Earth of a video cassette with a film showing TCV undocking from from ISS and MS separation from TCV.