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Advanced Clothing System On-Orbit Astronaut Preference Study (IVA_Clothing_Study)
Principal Investigator
Research Area:
Human factors
Species Studied
Scientific Name: Homo sapiens Species: Human

The main objective is to evaluate crew preference for advanced technology, light-weight COTS clothing in the microgravity space craft environment. Such clothing is expected to facilitate long-duration wear. Clothing with longer wear and lighter weight will permit reductions in up-mass and storage requirements. The BDC component of the study will permit correlation or calibration of the preference data with preference data collected during flight.

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Data Information
Data Availability
Archiving in progress. Data is not yet available for this experiment.

Preference scale response
T-shirt and shorts tracking data

Mission/Study Information
Mission Launch/Start Date Landing/End Date Duration
Expedition 39 03/10/2014 05/13/2014 64 days
Expedition 40 05/13/2014 09/10/2014 133 days
Expedition 41 09/10/2014 11/09/2014 29 days
Expedition 42 11/10/2014 03/11/2015 121 days
Expedition 43 03/11/2015 06/10/2015 91 days

Additional Information
Managing NASA Center
Johnson Space Center (JSC)
Responsible NASA Representative
Johnson Space Center LSDA Office
Project Manager: Jessica Keune
Institutional Support
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)