Human Life Research on ISS Russian Segment
Experiment NGF forms part of the scientific research program performed by Italian Astronaut Roberto Vittori (ESA) on the ISS in the frame of
ENEIDE ISM Project. The European Space Agency is a customer of the preparation and
implementation of the research program.
Assess alterations of nerve growth factor (NGF factor) and other neurotrophins affecting a response to pre-, during and post-flight stresses on Soyuz.
Collection of saliva samples by the astronaut during VC-8 mission.
Science Hardware Used:
Collected saliva samples (12 samples) placed in two Saliva-A.NGF Kits.