Transport Environment Monitoring Package at HTV Cargo Transfer Bag (HTV-Environmental Monitoring) - 08.20.14
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Transport Environment Monitoring Package at HTV Cargo Transfer Bag (HTV-Environmental Monitoring) will take the temperature and acceleration data aboard the HTV by small data logger. The transport environment is very important for biological specimen or reagents for life-science experiments.
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Sponsoring Space Agency
Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA)
ISS Expedition Duration
March 2009 - October 2009
Previous ISS Missions
Expedition 19 will be the first opportunity to transport Environment Monitoring package on the HTV.
- The proposed research seeks to take the temperature data aboard the HTV by installing small data logger in a Cargo Transfer Bag (CTB).
- Temperature environment during transportation is very important for biological specimen or reagents for life-science experiments. Therefore, the actual temperature data in HTV is necessary for the experiment operation planning.
- JAXA will start environment monitoring inside CTB aboard HTV1. Same packages will also be installed in the HTV2.
Image of temperature data loggers. Image courtesy of JAXA.
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