Protein Crystal Growth in the International Space Station
Proteins - a key to unraveling the secrets of life
Proteins on a space odyssey. Hit the road to a gravity-free world!
Pictures of high-quality protein crystals grown in space
Feel the passion of scientists for the space experiments

About Protein

Roughly 100 billion different kinds of proteins are produced in the entire natural world, with the human body accounting for about 100,000 proteins.

About Protein

How the space experiment works

A rocket carrying our protein samples heads to "Kibo" where we grow protein crystals under a gravity-free environment.

How the space experiment works
Photo gallery

Photo gallery

Enjoy photographs of our stunning crystals grown in space, the Baikonur Cosmodrome, and the International Space Station.

Meet the scientists

Meet the scientists

Meet the scientists from various fields involved in the space experiments talk about their cutting-edge research.

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