Browse Publications Technical Papers 2000-01-2473
2000-07-10

Development of the Commercial Plant Biotechnology Facility for the International Space Station 2000-01-2473

A Commercial Plant Biotechnology Facility (CPBF) has been development by the Wisconsin Center of Space Automation and Robotics (WCSAR) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The purpose of the CPBF is to support long-term commercial and scientific plant research in a microgravity environment on-board the International Space Station (ISS). CPBF provides an enclosed, environmentally controlled plant growth chamber with controlled parameters of temperature, humidity, light intensity, atmospheric composition, and fluid nutrient delivery.

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