Contract activities on ISS Russian Segment

Experiment GCF-JAXA (NASDA)


Objective:

Growth and production of biological macromolecule crystals under microgravity conditions.

Tasks:

Growth of biological macro molecule crystals using cross diffusion method under space flight conditions.

Science Hardware Used:

  • Crystallization unit GCF-02.

Flight Equipment Used:

  • Camera Nikon F5
    for taking pictures of the equipment during conduct of the activities and at an installation site

Support Aids Complex:

  • Shipping container GCF-01.

Consumables:

  • A 35-mm photographic film.

Experiment Results:

  • Crystallization units GCF-02 with biomaterials;
  • Information of the temperature in crystallization units area.