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Space Station Science Highlights: Week of November 5, 2018
In addition to preparation for the arrival of cargo vehicles, the Expedition 57 crew members aboard the International Space Station spent time maintaining space-grown plants, continuing research on DNA and RNA sequencing in microgravity and studying the formation of plasma crystals in a weightless environment.
(2018-11-10 04:31:00)
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Small Tissue Chips in Space a Big Leap Forward for Research
A small device that contains human cells in a 3D matrix represents a giant leap in the ability of scientists to test how those cells respond to stresses, drugs and genetic changes.
(2018-11-9 01:17:00)
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3D Printing, Virtual Reality, Simulated Stardust and More Headed to Orbiting Lab
The Northrup Grumman Cygnus resupply flight 10 (CRS-10), scheduled to launch to the International Space Station in mid-November, includes several tons of crew supplies and science experiments ranging from 3D printing and recycling to simulating the creation of celestial bodies from stardust.
(2018-11-2 23:38:00)
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Space Station Science Highlights: Week of Oct 22, 2018
The Expedition 57 crew members aboard the International Space Station spent the week conducting science and preparing for the return of Japan’s HTV-7 and for the arrival of next month’s Northrup Grumman’s Cygnus space freighter, which will take a three-day trip in space before it is captured with the Canadarm2 and berthed to the station.
(2018-10-27 03:40:00)
On the Station – Latest News
Scientists Take a New Look at Protecting Vision in Space
Mouse Epigenetics is the first study to identify specific changes in eye tissue, particularly blood vessels, in response to microgravity.
(2018-10-27 00:45:00)