Microgravity Acceleration Measurement System MAMS

Project Manager William Foster, Glenn Research Center MAMS measures accelerations that affect the entire space station, including experiments inside the laboratory. It fits in a double middeck locker, in the U.S. laboratory Destiny in EXPRESS Rack No.1. During Expedition Three, it was preinstalled in the rack, which was placed in the laboratory during Expedition Two, ISS Flight 6A. At the start of Expedition Three, MAMS was relocated to EXPRESS Rack No. 4. The MAMS accelerometer sensor is a...

ISS Russian Payloads Table

GTS - Global Timing System Verification of Global Timing System Antenna unit with attachment mechanism. Recording meteoroid and man-made particle impacts and exposure of material specimens on ISS RS Service Module exterior surface. Micro particles collection device and materials exposure array MPAC& SEED Special returnable cassette Adopter frame with interface Experiment in receiving HDTV images. Photo and video material acquisition with Kodak logo inside and outside of ISS Existing On-orbit...

Astronauts in EVA Radiation Study EVARM

Principal Investigator Ian Thomson, Thomson amp Nielsen Electronics, Ltd., Ottawa, NASA Project Manager Michelle Kamman, Johnson Space Center, Houston, Texas CSA Project Manager Ron Wilkinson, Canadian Space Agency, Ottawa, Canada Overview Space travel can be dangerous for humans because of the large amounts of radiation to which they can be adversely exposed. This concern is particularly true for spacewalkers who venture outside the shielded walls of spacecraft protected by only a spacesuit....

Advanced Astroculture ADVASC

Principal Investigators Tad Theno and Eric Brunsell, chief program scientists for Space Explorers Inc., and Dr. Weijia Zhou, Wisconsin Center for Space Automation and Robotics WCSAR , University of Wisconsin-Madison Co-Principal Investigator Dr. Bratislav Stankovic, WCSAR Overview The first ADVANCED ASTROCULTURE plant growth unit was used successfully to grow plants during Expedition Two. These plants were returned to investigators on Earth on the STS-104 space shuttle mission in July 2001....