The ESA astronaut Roberto Vittori was aboard the mission promoted by the Italian Space Agency, launched on April 15th 2005. During his 8-day stay on the International Space Station, the Italian astronaut will carry out an intense programme of scientific, demonstrative and representation activities.

Astronauts: Roberto Vittori

Experiments:

LAZIO-SiRad: Osservatorio della zona di ionizzazione a bassa quota (Low Altitude Zone Ionization Observatory); ASIA: Analisi Sperimentazione Implementazione Algoritmi; SPQR: Riferimento Puntiforme Rapido in Riflessione (Specular Point-like Quick Reference); EST: Test di Elettronica nello Spazio (Electronics Space Test); ENM: Controllo Tecnologico per lo sviluppo di un naso elettronico (Electronic Nose Technology Monitoring); HBM: Controllo del battito Cardiaco (Heart Beat Monitoring); FTS: Vassoi Alimentari nello Spazio (Food Tray in Space); GOAL: (Garments for Orbital Activities in weightLessness); ENEIDE: esperimento di Navigazione per Evento Italiano Dimostrativo di Egnos; AES: Agrospace (Agrospace Experiment Suite); FRTL5: Siero al 5% di tiroide di topo di Fisher (Fisher Rat Thyroyd Low Serum 5%); Microspace: La vita dei microbi nello spazio (Microbial Life in Space); Vino: Vigneti in orbita (Vine in Near Orbit); CRISP-2: Grilli nello Spazio 2 (Crickets in Space2); HPA: Analizzatore della Postura della Mano (Hand Posture Analyser); NGF: Fattore di Crescita del Sistema Nervoso (Nerve Growth Factor); VSV: Contributo dei Ricettori Viscerali all’Identificazione della Verticale Soggettiva; EDT: Dispositivo per il Tracciamento del Moto Oculare (Eye-Tracking Device); Sangue e Stress Ossidativo (Blood and Oxidative Stress); Biodosimetria negli Astronauti (Biodosimetry in Astronauts); Sympatho; Proteomica dell’osso (Bone Proteomics);

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