Members of the Russian ISS team plan to conduct 55 scientific experiments in orbit. The new crew, currently undergoing special training, will go into space in October.
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According to the Gagarin CTC, only three of the planned studies will take place automatically, the rest will require the participation of crew members. Among other things, it is planned to study the topic of biological orientation in orbit, as well as study the physicochemical processes occurring in special conditions of microgravity. Representatives of the main and backup trains are currently completing pre-flight tests. Based on their results, a decision will follow to continue specialized training at the Baikonur cosmodrome.
The new crew will leave for the station in October. The team included Russian cosmonauts from Roscosom and an astronaut from the American agency NASA. The crew members said that they are currently in a special emotional state, as they have a lot of interesting work ahead of them. They are fully focused on the upcoming research and plan to complete the entire program on a staffing table and at the highest level.