Islet in weightlessness : Biological experiments on board COSMOS 1129 satellite
- Zhuk, Y.
- Sep 1, 1980.
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- 1 electronic document
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- Biological experiments planned as an international venture for COSMOS 1129 satellite include tests of: (1) adaptation of rats to conditions of weightlessness, and readaption to Earth's gravity; (2) possibility of fertilization and embryonic development in weightlessness; (3) heat exchange processes; (4) amount of gravity force preferred by fruit flies for laying eggs (given a choice of three centrifugal zones); (5) growth of higher plants from seeds; (6) effects of weightlessness on cells in culture and (7) radiation danger from heavy nuclei, and electrostatic protection from charged particles.
- NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS) Collection.
- Document ID: 19810012163.
Accession ID: 81N20692.
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