The KIC-SL is made of certified material with excellent mechanical and chemical structural properties. It composed by a main body (where the electrical interface connector is placed) and a cover. The KIC-SL external and internal surfaces undergone appropriate treatment to guarantee electrical isolation and/or corrosion resistance. The KIC-SL provides one Level of Containment (LoC). The KIC-SL is provided with a standardized electrical connector that allows its use on existing facilities or equipment available on ISS. Alternative connectors can be implemented on request. In its standard configuration the KIC-SL is fully qualified for manned missions and for many of the carriers available today including Chinese Shenzhou.



Levels of Containment (LoC) 1
External Envelope 98x62x23 mm (LxWxH)
Internal Dimensions 82x42x21 mm  (LxWxH) – for EU accommodation
Internal volume 72 ml (whole available volume is ≈84 ml)
Container Mass  66 grams (standard electrical connector included)
Electrical Connector  17 contacts
Operative Temperature  -5 °C to +45 °C (qualified)
Storage Temperature -80 °C (qualified)
Crew Handling YES
In-Flight Opening NO

Automatic experiment execution



Additional Detailed information available on request.



QUALIFIED FOR Progress – Soyuz – Dragon – Shenzhou
QUALIFIED FOR Manned Missions (ISS - Soyuz)






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