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Space biology and biotechnology

Akvarium Experiment


Purpose:

Receipt of data on the closed ecological systems functioning in microgravity conditions. Investigation of growth, development and state of separate biological components of the closed ecological systems in microgravity conditions.

Objectives:

  • Study of embryonic development features of fish in spaceflight conditions.
  • Study of musculoskeletal system development of fish during ontogenesis in weightless conditions.
  • Development of ways and methods of water heterotrophic organisms cultivation (a mosquito larva as an example) onboard the spacecraft.

Used Science Hardware:

  • Medaka Experiment Kit.
  • Midge Experiment Kit.

Expected Results:

Midge Fixation Kit with mosquitos fixed.