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Flight Hardware Development and Research at MSFC for Optimizing Success on the International Space StationTo optimize biological crystallization success in microgravity in-house personnel at the MSFC are working on the development of innovative flight hardware such as Delta-L and the Iterative Biological Crystallization (IBC) apparatus as well as troubleshooting the performance of existing hardware. Delta-L will provide a diagnostic hardware to examine the relationship between crystal growth characteristics and crystal quality improvement in microgravity. IBC is a new hardware being designed to allow iteration of crystal growth experiments in microgravity using innovative lab on a chip technology. While being built to obtain scientific data of benefit to the scientific community, the design methods involved in the development of these hardware have directly benefited other groups within NASA and keep NASA at the forefront of innovation.
Document ID
20040073500
Document Type
Other
Date Acquired
August 21, 2013
Publication Date
December 1, 2003
Publication Information
Publication: Biological and Physical Space Research Laboratory 2002 Science Review
Subject Category
Space Processing
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.

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