On 12.02.2013 at 00:40 the transport space craft "Progress M18M“ was connected to the International Space Station, providing matterials for the support of the astronauts and the scientific equipments and experiments.
One of the experiments is the international project "OBSTANOVKA", in which six countries take part: England, Bulgaria, Poland, Russia, Ukraine and Czech.
This experiment is a part of the global programme "Space Weather" for the investigation of influence of Sollar radiation on humans and technology. It consists of eleven scientific devices - four of witch are builded in the Space Research and Technology Institute - BAS.
The scientific complex "OBSTANOVKA" will start working after being installed ot the space station corpus by the next space crew.