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EXPERIMENT INFORMATION

Interactions: Monitoring of Space Crew Interactions During Extended Space Flight (Vzaimodeystviye)
Principal Investigator
Research Area:
Behavior and performance
Species Studied
Scientific Name: Homo sapiens Species: Human

Description
OBJECTIVES:
This experiment is studying small group behavioral laws during long-duration missions. The objectives of this experiment are:
  1. To conduct a study of personal, cultural and national differences impacts on mutual perception of crewmembers, group structure;
  2. To conduct a study of the dynamics of crewmembers mutual self-perception and perception under stress during the different phases of long-duration flight; and
  3. To study the group dynamics throughout long-duration flight, and the impact on the level of self-identification with other crewmembers.


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Publications
Vinokhodova AG, Gushin VI. Study of values and interpersonal perception in cosmonauts on board of International Space Station. Acta Astronautica. 2014. January; 93: 359-365

Suedfled P, Brcic J, Gshin VI. Personal growth following long-duration spaceflight. Acta Astronautica. 2012. October; 79:118-123

Johnson PJ, Asmaro D, Suedfeld P, Gushin VI. Thematic content analysis of work-family interactions: Retired cosmonauts' reflections. Acta Astronautica. 2012; 81(1): 306-317


Keywords
Perception
Social values
Interpersonal relations
Culture

Data Information
Data Availability
Archive is complete. No data sets are available for this experiment. Please Contact LSDA if you know of available data for this investigation.

Parameters
Communication skills
Coping
Dominance
Dynamics
Egoism
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Mission/Study Information
Mission Launch/Start Date Landing/End Date Duration
Expedition 19 03/26/2009 10/11/2009 199 days
Expedition 20 05/27/2009 10/11/2009 137 days
Expedition 21 10/11/2009 12/01/2009 51 days
Expedition 22 11/30/2009 03/18/2010 109 days
Expedition 23 03/18/2010 06/01/2010 75 days
Expedition 24 06/01/2010 09/25/2010 117 days
Expedition 27 03/14/2011 05/23/2011 70 days
Expedition 28 05/23/2011 09/15/2011 115 days
Expedition 29 09/16/2011 11/21/2011 40 days
Expedition 30 11/14/2011 04/27/2012 166 days
Expedition 31 04/27/2012 07/01/2012 65 days
Expedition 32 07/01/2012 09/16/2012 78 days
Expedition 33 09/16/2012 11/18/2012 63 days
Expedition 34 11/18/2012 03/15/2013 117 days
Expedition 35 03/15/2013 05/13/2013 58 days
Expedition 36 05/13/2013 09/10/2013 166 days

Additional Information
Managing NASA Center
Johnson Space Center (JSC)
Responsible NASA Representative
Johnson Space Center LSDA Office
Project Manager: Eric Gallagher
Institutional Support
Russian Space Agency (RSA)
Hardware Items