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Conducting Autonomous Experiments in SpaceA device for conducting scientific experiments in space has a housing having dimensions of about 100 x 100 x 150 mm or smaller. Within the housing is an electronic processor, a camera, and a chamber for containing living or non-living test subjects. A mirror is positioned next to the chamber so that the camera lens can view both a face of the chamber, and the mirror, which reflects a side of the chamber. The chamber can additionally include sensors and a fan controlled by the processor to change conditions within the housing based upon sensor data.
Document ID
20180004314
Document Type
Other - Patent
Authors
Bhattacharya, Sharmila
Lusby, Terry Clay
Angadi, Chetan
Pandey, Siddharth
Date Acquired
August 9, 2018
Publication Date
June 12, 2018
Subject Category
Optics
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.
Patent
US-Patent-9,998,639
Patent Application
US-Patent-Appl-SN-15/268,187

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