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Educational & Humanitarian projects on ISS Russian Segment

CHONDRO Experiment


CHONDRO experiment is a part of the science research program to be performed aboard the ISS RS by Pedro Duque, ESA astronaut of Spanish nationality in the frame of the SSM CERVANTES Project. The European Space Agency is a customer for the preparation and implementation of the scientific program.



Objective:

Find a more stable cartilage structure and to test the experiment hardware and test the method of cartilage growth with this specific experiment hardware.

Task:

Cultivation of chondrocyte cells in microgravity conditions on the ISS RS.

Science Hardware Used:

  • CHONDRO Upload container;
  • CHONDRO return container.

Consumables:

  • CHONDRO battery pack.

Experiment Results:

Exposed Winograd samples located in WINOGRAD return container.

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