Human Life Research on ISS Russian Segment

Parodont Experiment


Objective:

Investigation of parodontium tissue state in space flight conditions.

Tasks:

  • Determination of immunoglobulin concentration in oral fluid
  • Determination of an antibodies and pathogenic microflora ratio
  • Investigation of the nature of parodontium microflora
  • Development of parodontium disease prophylactic

Science Hardware Used:

Saliva-A Parodont Kit
for sampling saliva from oral cavity
Parodont Kit with test tubes for sampling from a frontal tooth surface Criogem-03 freezer

Expected Results:

  • Determination of parodontium microbiocenosis and local immunity state
  • Improvement of a cosmonaut's maxillodental system state

 

 

ISS Crew


Shannon Walker WALKER
Shannon



leg Novitskiy Novitskiy
leg



Petr Dubrov Dubrov
Petr



Mark Vande Hei Vande Hei
Mark



Michael Hopkins Hopkins
Michael



Victor Glover Glover
Victor



Soichi Noguchi Noguchi
Soichi