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Operations and experiments on the International Space Station, September 23, 2011. / September 23, 2011 /
Today, Russian Federal Space Agency cosmonaut Sergei Volkov ISS will take part in a joint training session for a fixed Escape crew in case of an on-board emergency.
Sergei Volkov will also take readings from dosimeters equipment «Pille» (with a view to determining the value of experimental radiation exposure from ionizing radiation of outer space, space flight participant received), to conduct the mandatory maintenance of life support systems (coolant), and prepare some materials for the official site Russian Space Agency.
Among the scientific experiments planned for September 23 in the Russian segment of ISS, Sergei Volkov, to be implemented:
Investigation of the physical conditions in space orbiting the Earth:
Exploration of the solar system:
Geophysics and near-Earth space:
Technical research and experiments:
The ISS crew continues to work the 29th long-term expedition composed of the commander Michael Fossum (NASA), flight engineers Sergei Volkov (Roscosmos) and Satoshi Furukawa (JAXA).
ISS attitude control mode by gyrodines American segment of the station.
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