ISS Russian Segment Downlink of Text Messages and Earth Pictures (Zvyozdnaya Pochta (Starmail)) - 01.09.14

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Experiment Details

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Principal Investigator(s)

  • A. V. Markov, S.P. Korolev RSC Energia, Russia
  • Co-Investigator(s)/Collaborator(s)
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    Developer(s)
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    Sponsoring Space Agency
    Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos)

    Sponsoring Organization
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    Research Benefits
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    ISS Expedition Duration
    April 2003 - October 2003

    Expeditions Assigned
    7

    Previous ISS Missions
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    Experiment Description

    Research Overview
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    Description
    Downlink over the available communication links of the digital data recorded on CD disk by IHI Aerospace (Japan) containing the message from private clients with the wishes, congratulations on the holidays, historic dates, as well as ground photographs taken by means of the onboard available flight photographic and videorecording equipment.

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    Applications

    Space Applications
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    Earth Applications
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    Operations

    Operational Requirements
    Camera Nikon D1; Videocamera Sony DSR-PD150P; Laptop

    Operational Protocols
    Photography of specific areas of the ground with subsequent processing of digital images. ISS RS downlink transmission of the Customer-provided text messages of the Earth pictures.

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    Results/More Information
    Positive emotions of the clients who receive from the ISS the electronic messages with the congratulations, wishes, the pictures of some Earth areas coming as a pleasant surprise.

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    Imagery

    image Starmail stowage with CD disks.
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