Test Pilot; NASA Astronaut: STS-120 & ISS-25;
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1546 days ago
Storing bio samples in the Minus Eighty Degree Lab Freezer – ISS (‘MELFI’). Looks like smoke but its ice fog. We store samples here at cryo temperatures until they can be returned to the ground to medical and science researchers.
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Huuyyyyyy! y el secreto para no esvejecer, cual es? porque tu te conservas muy bien.
development of theories powerful that increase human knowledge and generate tangible benefits for human life on Earth and in space. and also They provide a platform for business research and studies that generate future high-tech products.
This picture is so marvelous .. I think that experiments carried out in the International Space Station is a great contribution to science and the data generated are significant for the improvement of: industrial processes, health
Very interesting! I'm impressed too! Good luck w/ research!
Impressed...Is it in Fahrenheit or Celsius?
-80 degree!? Wow, very very cold! I'm interested in the purpose of this study.
Oh, I see, thx, PC! Doug, can you send us more photos of ISS? Please...
Presently the cameras are used for taking various pics of the docked spacecrafts for condition assessment.
Yes, precisely what I meant...:D
@Stelygs Looked delicious, that red lump in the fridge! But was no strawberry ice ….
Space research is sooo interesting and intriguing!...but pay attention not to mistake the bio stuff for the ice-creams, during breaks! ;-)
Please tell Tracy she has a fan group on Facebook.com!
Waiting for views of Earth? Photo targets on June 30 were Maseru, Lesotho; St. Helena Island, and Serra da Cangalha Impact Crater, Brazil.
The exact name of that piece is „Dewar tray“. Explained here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dewar_flask
@nasumama_kazu The hi-res tells: 3 times „Mechanix“ and „gloves“ ;-))
There are several hi-res pics of that scene here: http://spaceflight.nasa.gov/gallery/images/station/crew-24/ndxpage24.html
@STfangirl Blood, saliva, urine, microbial or plant samples are also kept frozen in that MELFI.
Here you can read all the details: http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/station/science/experiments/MELFI.html
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