Category Archives: Biomedicine

ISS Utilisation Exhibition

 The ISS Symposium 2012 was a unique occasion to share scientific research from the Space Station. A showcase of these results could be seen in the ‘ISS Utilisation Exhibition’ at the symposium. The exhibit gave basic information on experiments conducted … Continue reading

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ISS Symposium 2012 summary

Three days were devoted to research benefits of the International Space Station (ISS) and its future at the first ISS symposium in Berlin 2-4 May. Many impressive results were presented and the message was clear:  scientific research on the Space … Continue reading

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ESA’s Elips programme

Editor’s note: These brief extracts are paraphrased from live webcast and may not be fully correct. European ISS Research Strategy Christer Fuglesang, Head of the Science and Application Division, ESA Download the full presentation slides: European ISS Research Strategy ESA … Continue reading

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Russia’s ISS Research Programme

Editor’s note: These brief extracts are paraphrased from live webcast and may not be fully correct.             Russia’s ISS Research Programme              Georgy Karabadzhak, TsNIIMash/Russia Download the full presentation slides: Russia’s ISS Utilization Program ROSCOSMOS’ long term programme was set … Continue reading

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Kibo research priorities

Editor’s note: These brief extracts are paraphrased from live webcast and may not be fully correct.              JAXA’s ISS Utilisation Strategy              Makato Asashima, AIST/Japan Download the full presentation slides: ISS/Kibo Utilization Strategy in Japan JAXA’s Kibo research module projects will … Continue reading

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Roundtable: Space Technology and Astroscience: ‘Long-term Space Monitoring and Exposure’

Chair: Waleed Abdalati, NASA Chief Scientist Pascale Ehrenfreund, Reseach Professor of Space Policy and International Affairs, Space Policy Institute, Washington, DC, and Professor of Astrobiology, Leiden University, The Netherlands Julie Robinson, ISS Programme Scientist NASA Masaru Matsuoka, Senior Advisor, RIKEN … Continue reading

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Roundtable: Life sciences in space and health on Earth

Chair: Rupert Gerzer, Head of DLR Institute of Aerospace Medicine, Cologne, Germany Chiaki Mukai, JAXA Astronaut, Vice Director for the Human Space System and Utilization Mission Directorate Michael Barratt, Physician Astronaut and Manager NASA Human Research Programme Peter Suedfeld, Dean Emeritus of Graduate … Continue reading

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Stress in space for life on Earth

Alexander Choukèr, Senior Physician and Associate Professor at the Department of Anaesthesiology, Lecturer at the Ludwig Maximalians University, Munich Astronaut’s bodies take a lot of stress in space, from cardiovascular to regulation of their body temperature. What is the cause of … Continue reading

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Biotechnology research

Editor’s note:These brief extracts are paraphrased from live webcast and may not be fully correct. Millie Hughes-Fulford, Scientific Advisor to the Undersecretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs and Professor at the University of California, San Francisco Download the full … Continue reading

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Video message from ESA astronaut André Kuipers

André Kuipers explains his research activities on the International Space Station in a recorded greeting for participants of the ISS Symposium 2012 in Berlin, 2-4 May 2012. [youtube 0SliUfcKXh8]

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