Impulse (Impuls (1st stage)-IPO (Impulse (1st stage)-IPO)) - 09.17.14
ISS Science for Everyone
Science Objectives for Everyone
Study of a capability to use the pulsed plasma injectors as the ionospheric disturbance sources and low-frequency electromagnetic wave sources; study of space environment disturbances by artificial plasma flows and their effect on radio waves propagation.
Science Results for Everyone
Sponsoring Space Agency
Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos)
ISS Expedition Duration
October 2008 - March 2011
Previous ISS Missions
Delivery of PPI-SM science hardware as an assembly and equipment (devices and cables) for space experiment (SE) on the ISS RS. Mounting of SE equipment and test setup connection for hardware mating with service systems (onboard equipment control system and onboard measurement system) inside the pressurized module. Installation of hardware on universal work site (UWS-D) and cable running during extravehicular activity. Test checks of the equipment operability. Measurement of the ISS electrical background in a flight.
PPI-SM hardware as an assembly: Pulsed plasma injector IPI-100 for the pulsed plasma flows generation and injection into space; Electrophysical parameters control complex to study electrophysical parameters near the surface of the ISS RS Service Module Kit IMPULS SE Equipment; Reprogrammable memory (2 pcs.); Cable holder (3 pcs.)
Energia - Science Research on the ISS Russian Segment