New supplies reach ISS, to prepare for identifying on-board microbes, direct RNA sequencing

On 24th May the OA-9 S.S. J.R. Thompson Cygnus was captured by the robotic arm of the ISS, bringing BEST supplies to the station (Biomolecule Extraction and Sequencing Technology).  You can watch the capture here on youtube. The latest supplies will enable NASA scientists to move beyond earlier studies that allowed astronauts Kate Rubins and Peggy… Read More New supplies reach ISS, to prepare for identifying on-board microbes, direct RNA sequencing