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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.

ISS Crew


OVCHININ Alexey OVCHININ
Alexey



HAGUE  Nick HAGUE
Nick



KOCH  Christina  KOCH
Christina



SKVORTSOV Alexandr SKVORTSOV
Alexandr



PARMITANO Luka PARMITANO
Luka



MORGAN   Andrew MORGAN
Andrew