Spiders in Space

Spiders in Space Training


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Spiders Flown on STS-107

Documents
Spiders in Space - Educator's Guide
Spiders in Space - Results

PowerPoints
Spiders - Presentation
Spiders Conclusion
- Paula Cushing Presentation

Movies
Spiders - 11172008
Spiders - 11202008

Web Links
Commercial Generic Bioprocessing Apparatus Science Insert (CSI-03) - Fact sheet

 

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Spiders Delivered to ISS by STS-134

Latest Update from BioServe Space Technologies and DMNS Curator, Dr. Paula Cushing
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BioEd Online
Teacher's Guide, Movies, Images and PowerPoints

WEB RESOURCES
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Spiders in Space without Ziggy Stardust (YouTube)
Paula Cushing, Denver Museum of Nature & Science, and Stefanie Countryman, BioServe Space Technologies, tell us about sending life science experiments into space.

Spiders in Space on STS-134
BioEd Online-Overview, educator's guide and video
More Inflight images

More ground images

Spiders in Space - NASA
Spiders in Space: the Sequel! - NASA

Golden Silk Orb Spider - Wikipedia

Commercial Generic Bioprocessing Apparatus Science Insert (CSI-05) - Fact sheet

 

Spiders in Space on Columbia STS-107
Learn about experiments conducted on spiders in space as part of NASA STS-107 Columbia mission.

Spiders in Space on Skylab 3
Spiders went to space as part of NASA's Skylab 3 mission. Learn about the mission and the effect microgravity had on the spiders' ability to build webs.

MULTIMEDIA IMAGES
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csi05-sp-fly-flight-hab2_Whole-hab.2011-05-26_17-13-54.jpg Images from two habitats delivered by STS-134

Images from STS-107

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Spider Case

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Spider Habitat

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Express Rack


MULTIMEDIA MOVIES
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Larger view

Above: Esmerelda, a "spidernaut" aboard the International Space Station, consumes fruit flies.

Larger view

Above: 26 day timelapse of Esmerelda's time in space.

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