Human Life Research on ISS Russian Segment

VINO Experiment

Experiment VINO forms part of the scientific research program performed by Italian Astronaut Roberto Vittori (ESA) on the Russian Segment of 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.


Verify capability of vine tendril grafts grown in various vineyards of Toscana area to survive and grow after the exposure in LEO.


Passive exposure of vine tendril grafts on the ISS RS.

Vine tendril grafts

Science Hardware Used:

  • VINO Container containing vine tendril grafts.

VINO Container

Experiment Results:

Samples of vine tendril grafts exposed on the ISS Russian Segment and returned to the ground.