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  • KIBO (Japanese Experiment Module in ISS) Operations - 2008/3-2009/10

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    Mr. Akira Tsuchida, JAXA Tsukuba Space Center, Japan



    JAXA (Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency) launched their own first manned experiment facility in Space called Kibo (Japanese Experiment Module, JEM) in 2008 and 2009 and started operations as part of ISS (International Space Station).  
    To accomplish this operations, JAXA made their own ground facility in Tsukuba, Japan called SSIPC (Space Station Integration and Promotion Center).  
    Ground personnel at SSIPC called JEM Flight Control Team (JFCT) operates KIBO and has many lessons and learned during their operation.  
    In this presentation, some topics are chosen and explained such as (1) Crew/Ground personnel interaction, (2) Planning lessons and learned for manned space activiries, and (3) additional maintenance tasks.  
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    Manuscript document

    IAC-09.B3.3.2.pdf (🔒 authorized access only).

    To get the manuscript, please contact IAF Secretariat.