Information PendingPrincipal Investigator(s)
Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos)Sponsoring Organization
Information PendingISS Expedition Duration:
November 2000 - April 2006
1,3,5,7,8,9,10,11,12Previous ISS Missions
Investigation of a state of human liquid media, assessment of adaptation mechanisms and prevention of unfavorable impact of zero-gravity on the hydration status and post-flight orthostatic tolerance.
Information PendingEarth Applications
Sprut-K Kit to determine different human liquid volumes by measuring the impedance of the body and its segments, Body mass meter with a range from 50 kg to 100 kg with an accuracy of 0.25 kg, Hematokrit microcentrifuge to separate plasma from erythrocytes, laptop and power supply unit.Operational Protocols
Determination of volumes of intracellular and intercellular liquid, body's total liquid, circulating blood and relation between cellular and liquid blood component.
The dynamics of a hydration status of a cosmonaut will be recorded, including analysis of homosapien's separate liquid regions in space flight conditions.
Shargin YG, Noskov VB., Nichiporuk IA, Kotov AN, Morukov BV. Bioimpedance Analysis of Fluids and Body Composition Under the Conditions of Short-term Space Flight or Hypokinesia. Human Physiology. 2006; 32(5): 622-625. DOI: 10.1134/S0362119706050197.
Noskov VB., Nikolaev DV, Tuikin SA, Kozharinov VI, Grachev VA. A Portable Impedance Meter for Monitoring Liquid Compartments of the Human Body Under Space Flight Conditions. Biomedical Engineering. 2007; 41(2): 94-96. DOI: 10.1007/s10527-007-0020-7.
Noskov VB., Nichiporuk IA, Grigoriev AI. Dynamics of the Body Liquids and Composition in Long-duration Space Flight (Bioimpedance Analysis). Human Physiology. 2011; 37: 821-825. DOI: 10.1134/S0362119711070231.