A life science experiment "Effect of microgravity on osteoclasts and the analysis of the gravity sensing system in medaka* (Medaka osteoclast2)," was conducted using a fluorescence microscope on Kibo.
ISS Cryogenic Experiment Storage Box (ICE Box) was developed in Japan and carried aboard the HII Transfer Vehicle KOUNOTORI4 (HTV4) on August 4, 2013.
Downlinked videos from JAXA Astronaut Koichi Wakata aboard the International Space Station are available at YouTube JAXA Channel. To view the videos, click "Read More."
Aniso Tubule experiment seeks to understand the mechanisms of how plants build their shape while resisting gravity, focusing on the structure of “cortical microtubules” that determines the growth direction of plant cells.
In April, 2013, a gigantic gamma-ray burst, the brightest one in the last 23 years, which can be called a “Monster” was observed near Denebola (β Leo).
Try Zero-G is an in-orbit educational program on the ISS organized by the member agencies of the Kibo-ABC, an initiative under the Asia-Pacific Regional Space Agency Forum (APRSAF).
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