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Canadian food for ISS

Canadian food for ISS

Sending Canadian food to the International Space Station (ISS).

Effects of noise on human performance

Effects of noise on human performance

Determine whether the noise level of 72 A-weighted decibels (dBA) on the ISS affects physiological or psychological performance of astronauts on long-term missions.

Testing the effectiveness of g-suits

Testing the effectiveness of g-suits

Investigate the efficiency of various types of g-suit inflation techniques.

Effects of spaceflight on the veins

Effects of spaceflight on the veins

Determine whether spaceflight affects the stretch (compliance, or flexibility) of veins in the lower legs.

Measuring radiation with bubble detectors

Measuring radiation with bubble detectors

Development of a personal detector system for space use based on the Canadian bubble dosimeter technology to improve monitoring of individual astronauts' neutron exposure during space missions.

Preventing decompression sickness

Preventing decompression sickness

Designing and testing more efficient protocols to prevent decompression sickness in astronauts performing spacewalks, also known as extravehicular activities (EVA), from the ISS.

Radiation projects

Radiation projects

The main goal is to develop technology and methods to measure and monitor astronauts' exposure to space radiation to better protect them from its harmful effects.

Monitoring and maintaining performance

Monitoring and maintaining performance

To develop and test an on-board system for the ISS that will allow astronauts, who have been trained on the ground to operate the Mobile Servicing System (MSS), to measure and maintain their robotic operator skills in space.

MOSFET radiation monitoring system

MOSFET radiation monitoring system

Development of a tool based on MOSFET dosimeter technology to measure this radiation.

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