NEW BOTANY AND HUMAN STUDIES BEGIN

While Botany and Human Science experiments begin, the Progress 67 rocket rolls out Sunday to its launch pad at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. Credit: Roscosmos

Botany and human science studies begin aboard the International Space Station while the 3-person crew ready themselves for the next Progress 67 (67P) supply ship launch. The Expedition 52 crew of two NASA astronauts and one Roscosmos cosmonaut is in its second week aboard the International Space Station. Also, as one station resupply ship completed… Continue reading NEW BOTANY AND HUMAN STUDIES BEGIN

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BOTANY RESEARCH AND MEDICAL TRAINING

A crew member photographed this portion of the Indian Ocean about 650 miles south of Colombo, Sri Lanka. Credit: Gateway to Astronaut Photography of Earth

The crew aboard ISS (International Space Station) are now conducting botany research while undertaking medical training. The Expedition 49 trio is looking at plant growth today after the successful deployment of eight nanosatellites Thursday. The crew also inspected a treadmill and trained to care for a sick or injured crew member. NASA astronaut Kate Rubins… Continue reading BOTANY RESEARCH AND MEDICAL TRAINING

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