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Commercial Generic Bioprocessing Apparatus Science Insert - 04 (CSI-04)


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Experiment Overview

This content was provided by Louis S. Stodieck, Ph.D., and is maintained in a database by the ISS Program Science Office.

Brief Summary

Commercial Generic Bioprocessing Apparatus Science Insert - 04 (CSI-04) is one investigation in the CSI program series. The CSI program provides the K-12 community opportunities to utilize the unique microgravity environment of the International Space Station as part of the regular classroom to encourage learning and interest in science, technology, engineering and math.

Principal Investigator(s)

  • Louis S. Stodieck, Ph.D., University of Colorado, BioServe Space Technologies, Boulder, CO, United States
  • Co-Investigator(s)/Collaborator(s)

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    Sponsoring Space Agency

    National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

    Sponsoring Organization

    National Laboratory Education (NLE)

    Research Benefits

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    ISS Expedition Duration:

    Expeditions Assigned

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    Previous ISS Missions

    The CSI series of investigations began on ISS Expedition 14.

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    Experiment Description

    Research Overview

    • Commercial Generic Bioprocessing Apparatus Science Insert - 04 (CSI-04) is one in the series of CSI, an educational and science program designed to interest students in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) by providing the opportunity for students to participate in near real-time research conducted on board the International Space Station(ISS).

    • Each experiment is designed to be easily reproducible in the classroom providing hands-on experience to the students.


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    Space Applications

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    Earth Applications

    CSI-04 provides a unique educational opportunity to encourage and inspire students to pursue careers in the scientific and technical fields by participating in near real-time research activities on the ISS. This will promote education of the next generation of scientists, engineers, astronauts for the space program.

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    Operational Requirements

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    Operational Protocols

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    Results/More Information

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    Related Websites
  • NIH BioMed-ISS Meeting Video Presentation, 2009?CSI-04
  • NIH BioMed-ISS Meeting, 2009?CSI-04
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    Information provided by the investigation team to the ISS Program Scientist's Office.
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