Worm experiment on ISS

ISS News

Dutch physician Andre Kuipers took onboard ISS about three million worms to conduct a radiation experiment which will reveal long exposure effects on human body.

In facts, consecuences for this type of worms after being for ten days will be the same for humans after ten years in space.
Kuipers will also conduct other experiments related to the sensory activity of the human body in weightlessness.

iz6byy – Mon, 2004 – 04 – 26 06:54