Experimental Survey on Evaluating the Possibility of Using the Russian Segment of ISS for Environmental Inspection of Work Areas of Various Facilities (Features) (Ekon) - 07.15.14

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Experiment Details

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Principal Investigator(s)

  • E. Zhuk, Russia
  • Oleg Valerievich Kotov, Yuri Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center, Russia

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    Developer(s)
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    Sponsoring Space Agency
    Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos)

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    Research Benefits
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    ISS Expedition Duration
    October 2003 - March 2013

    Expeditions Assigned
    8,9,10,11,12,13,14,15,16,17,18,19/20,21/22,23/24,25/26,27/28,29/30,31/32,33/34

    Previous ISS Missions
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    Experiment Description

    Research Overview
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    Description
    Determine possibilities to obtain on-line documented information during crew visual-instrument observations by using hand optical devices in a long-duration space flight from the Russian Segment of the International Space Station to assess ecological effects of the industrial activities on the territory of the RF and foreign countries.

    Collection of historical video imagery data to assess ecological effects of human industrial activity on the territory of the RF and foreign countries. Acquisition of on-line information in the course of visual and instrument-aided observation by using hand optical devices.

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    Applications

    Space Applications
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    Earth Applications
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    Operations

    Operational Requirements
    Instrument Rubinar 40x110 including binocular telescope with digital video camera Sony DCR-TRV9E.

    Operational Protocols
    Collect historical video imagery data to assess ecological effects of human industrial activity on the territory of the RF and foreign countries. Acquire on-line information in the course of visual and instrument-aided observation by using hand optical devices.

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    Results/More Information
    Return data to earth via CDs and disks.

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    Related Websites
    Coordinating Scientific and Technical Council of the Russian Space Agency [Russian]
    Energia - Science Research on the ISS Russian Segment

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    Imagery

    image Instrument Rubinar 40x110 including binocular telescope with digital video camera Sony DCR-TRV9E.
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    image NASA Image: ISS024E007521 Russian cosmonaut Fyodor Yurchikhin, Expedition 24 flight engineer, prepares to conduct a session for Russia's Environmental Safety Agency (EKON), making observations and taking KPT-3 aerial photography of environmental conditions on Earth.
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