The «Obstanovka» experiment aboard the International Space Station

1Klimov, SI, 2Korepanov, VYe.
1Space Research Institute of the Russian AS, Moscow, Russia
2L’viv Centre of the Space Research Institute of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine and the State Space Agency of Ukraine, L’viv, Ukraine
Kosm. nauka tehnol. 2004, 10 ;(2-3):081-086
Section: Space Instruments
Publication Language: Ukrainian
The problems concerning the interaction of such super-large body as the International Space Station (ISS) with space plasma are of the top-priority importance for both technological and scientific experiments aboard the ISS. They are especially essential when some ISS peculiarities, namely, power supply system construction and surface coating structure are taken into account. That is why the Russian-Ukrainian experiment «Obstanovka» («Environment» in English) with international participation is planned for the nearest future to be carried out aboard the Russian segment of the ISS. The main goal of the experiment is to study the ISS electromagnetic environment state. The experiment details are presented.
Keywords: electromagnetic environment state, ISS, «Obstanovka» experiment
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