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Experiment aboard the International Space Station (ISS)

Last Updated: January 30, 2017

Various experiments are conducted aboard the International Space Station (ISS). The Japanese experiments are shown here.

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画像:Rapid decrease in the amount of bones and muscles as a result of a long-term rearing for 35 days<br>--A flash report of on-ground analysis of space miceへリンク

Rapid decrease in the amount of bones and muscles as a result of a long-term rearing for 35 days
--A flash report of on-ground analysis of space mice
(January 30, 2017)

A mission to rear small animals in the Kibo module successfully completed the simultaneous rearing of mice under artificial (1G) and microgravity (μG) environments.

画像:Successful deployment of six CubeSats delivered by KOUNOTORI6へリンク

Successful deployment of six CubeSats delivered by KOUNOTORI6(January 16, 2017)

On January 16, 2017, from 6:10 p.m. - 7:50 p.m. (Japan time), a total of six microsatellites were successfully deployed into orbit from the Japanese Experiment Module ("Kibo").

画像:Genes other than bone-related genes also show rapid enhancement of expression under microgravity<br>--Results of eight consecutive days of live imaging Medaka fish in Kibo へリンク

Genes other than bone-related genes also show rapid enhancement of expression under microgravity
--Results of eight consecutive days of live imaging Medaka fish in Kibo
(January 13, 2017)

Joint research by the Tokyo Institute of Technology and JAXA that studied the mechanisms of how bone mass decreases in microgravity using Medaka fish (Oryzias latipes) was conducted onboard the Japanese Experiment Module ("Kibo") of the International Space Station (ISS).

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Kibo Utilization Strategy
List of JAXA's Utilization Themes
Kibo's Experiment Facilities

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Pressurized Module (PM)

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Exposed Facility (EF)

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JEM Small Satellite Orbital Deployer (J-SSOD)

Space Environment Utilization
 
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