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Protein Crystal Growth Experiment of Thailand will start! - Aiming for the development of a new antimalarial medicine -

GISTDA (Geo-Informatics and Space Technology Development Agency)and JAXA signed an agreement to conduct Thailand's first space experiment: The PROTEIN CRYSTAL GROWTH EXPERIMENT on the International Space Station.

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Successful Deployment of SpooQy-1 from Kibo!

A CubeSat ('SpooQy-1') developed by students of the National University of Singapore (NUS) was launched to the International Space Station (ISS) aboard the Cygnus NG-11 cargo vehicle on April 17, 2019 from the Wallops Flight Facility.

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Conducted the world's first

After completing long-term habitation of JAXA's 4th "Mouse habitat mission" (32 days from May 4 to June 4), which has been performed in the Japanese Experiment Module "Kibo", the mice were accommodated in return cages and returned to the west coast of the United States by the 17th operational vehicle of the Dragon spacecraft (SpX-17).

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Hypergravity and microgravity exhibited reversal effects on the bone and muscle mass in mice

Spaceflight is known to induce severe systemic bone loss and muscle atrophy of astronauts due to the circumstances of microgravity. We examined the influence of artificially produced 2G hypergravity on mice for bone and muscle mass with newly developed centrifuge device.

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Direct Measurement of the Cosmic-Ray Proton Spectrum from 50 GeV to 10 TeV with the Calorimetric Electron Telescope on the International Space Station

In this paper, we present the analysis and results of a direct measurement of the cosmic-ray proton spectrum with the CALET instrument onboard the International Space Station, including the detailed assessment of systematic uncertainties. (Link to Physical Review Letters website)

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Public Symposium Commemorating the 10th Anniversary of Kibo and KOUNOTORI

We are honored to announce that this year marks the 10th anniversary of completion of the Japanese Experiment Module "Kibo" and the first launch of H-II Transfer Vehicle "KOUNOTORI".

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