A life science experiment "Effect of microgravity on osteoclasts and the analysis of the gravity sensing system in medaka" (Medaka osteoclast), which uses the Aquatic Habitat (AQH) has started on board Kibo, the Japanese Experiment Module.
JAXA's Education Payload Observation (EPO) "How to live comfortable in space - a basic research on the room-size designing of a building in space based on human psychology and movement under microgravity" was performed on board the Japanese Experiment Module, Kibo.
JAXA's life science experiment "Mechanisms of Gravity Resistance in Plants - From Signal Transformation and Transduction to Response" (Resist Tubule experiment) has started.
At 9:10 p.m. on August 24, 2012, the shape-memory polymers in the exposed environment were extended successfully, as one of the series of the Space Inflatable Membranes Pioneering Long-term Experiments (SIMPLE).
JAXA has confirmed that the robot's basic function is properly working during the checkout performed from August 20 to 31, 2012, for the Robot Experiment on JEM (REX-J), one of the Multi-mission Consolidated Equipment (MCE) mission experiments.
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