Information PendingPrincipal Investigator(s)
Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos)Sponsoring Organization
Information PendingResearch Benefits
Information PendingISS Expedition Duration:
August 2001 - October 2005Expeditions Assigned
3,4,7,8,9,10,11Previous ISS Missions
Reception of new data on the water-salt metabolism status and hormonal control of volimia in zero-gravity conditions and during post-flight readaptation period.
Information PendingEarth Applications
Plasma-03 centrifuge to separate blood into plasma and serum, Plasma-03 set of accessories for sampling, Gematokrit Kit to take blood samples and separate plasma from erythrocytes defining hematocrit number, Reflotron-4 Kit capillary blood count for hemoglobin, creatinine and urea, KV-03 Container, Plasma-03 Kit for taking, processing and storage of venous blood and urine, M-Priemniki Kit to study water-salt metabolism, Cryogem-03 refrigerator to freeze blood samples.Operational Protocols
Study of the dependence between renal elimination activity and its hormonal control. Study of the balance of liquid and main electrolytes.
Evaluation of mechanisms of water-electrolyte metabolism adaptation to zero-gravity conditions.
Morukov BV, Nichiporuk IA, Tret'yakov VS, Larina IM. Biochemical Markers of Bone Tissue Metabolism in Cosmonauts After a Prolonged Spaceflight. Human Physiology. 2005; 31(6): 684-687. DOI: 10.1007/s10747-005-0115-z.