Investigation of a Closed Ecological System (Biosfera) - 06.24.15

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Experiment Details

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Principal Investigator(s)
V. P. Kholodenko, S.P. Korolev RSC Energia, Russia

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Sponsoring Space Agency
Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos)

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ISS Expedition Duration
November 2000 - August 2001

Expeditions Assigned
1,2

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Experiment Description

Research Overview
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Description
Investigation of a closed ecological system in space conditions.

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Applications

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Operations

Operational Requirements
Biosfera Kit (closed ecological system) - Video camera DSR PD-1P; increase ratio of varifocal lens - 16; focal distance range of change 5.5 - 88 mm; resolution - 650 TV lines; TV signal format - PAL.

Operational Protocols
Watching vital activities of small organisms living in water under orbital flight conditions.

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Results/More Information

Conduct of the experiment within the framework of International Education Program STARS for the students and pupils from Australia, China, Israel, Japan and USA. The Russian pupils from the town of Korolev will be participating in Program STARS.

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Related Websites
Energia - Science Research on the ISS Russian Segment

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Imagery

image Independent habitation of living organisms and shooting their vital activities process.
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