Mission update on NASA's Spacestation Live

Mission update on NASA's Spacestation Live

January 27, 2015

January 27, 2015

One of the new investigations delivered to the International Space Station by the recentSpaceX Dragon cargo ship is designed to improve our understanding of the risks of infections that long-duration space travelers face, and it uses roundworms to do the work. Recently NASA's Brandi Dean received an update from Cheryl Nickerson, a professor of life sciences with the Biodesign Institute at Arizona State University, who is the principal investigator of the experiment known as Micro-5.

 

Written by: Joe Caspermeyer