NASA International Space Station Reports

ISS On-Orbit Status Report
ISS Daily Summary Report – 5/22/2019
Biological Experiment Laboratory (BioLab): The crew installed Experiment Containers (ECs) on the Biolab Centrifuge Rotors inside the incubator. The BioLab is a multiuser research facility located in the Columbus laboratory. It is used to perform space biology experiments on microorganisms, cells, tissue cultures, small plants, and small invertebrates. BioLab allows scientists to gain a better …
(2019-5-23 01:00:25)
ISS On-Orbit Status Report
ISS Daily Summary Report – 5/21/2019
Time Perception in Microgravity: The crew performed Time Perception sessions. A program on the laptop induces visual and audio stimuli to measure a subject’s response to spatial and time perception in a microgravity environment. The accurate perception of objects in the environment is a prerequisite for spatial orientation and reliable performance of motor tasks. Time …
(2019-5-22 01:00:15)
ISS On-Orbit Status Report
ISS Daily Summary Report – 5/20/2019
Multi-purpose Variable-G Platform (MVP) Cell-01: Over the weekend, the crew exchanged nutrients for the Cell-01 Experiment Modules and reinstalled them into the MVP. During the procedure, it was discovered that one of the new nutrient bags was defective and a new nutrient bag was retrieved to complete operations. The Cartilage–Bone–Synovium (CBS) Micro-Physiological System (MPS) using …
(2019-5-21 01:00:06)
ISS On-Orbit Status Report
ISS Daily Summary Report – 5/17/2019
CSA/Bioanalyzer: The crew collected a finger blood sample, mixed the sample with reagents, and analyzed the processed sample using the Biomarker instrument of the Bio-Analyzer.  They also processed a control sample in the Cellular Labeling instrument. Although the ISS is equipped with health and life sciences research tools, existing instrumentation for the analysis of biological …
(2019-5-18 01:00:34)
ISS On-Orbit Status Report
ISS Daily Summary Report – 5/16/2019
Fluids Integrated Rack (FIR)/Light Microscopy Module (LMM)/Biophysics-6:  At the conclusion of the LMM Bio-6 run, which began on 18-April, the crew removed the sample plate from the FIR/LMM and stowed it for return. Science teams reported they have not seen the expected crystal growth, but did see some areas with a precipitate and will perform …
(2019-5-17 01:00:35)