MICROCOSM as a perspective model for biological experiment at nanosatellite

1Brykov, V, 2Kovalenko, E, 3Ivanytska, B
1M.G. Kholodny Institute of Botany, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine
2National Technical University "Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute", Kyiv, Ukraine
3M.M. Gryshko National Botanical Garden, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine
Space Sci.&Technol. 2018, 24 ;(2):55-59
Publication Language: Ukrainian
The main proposal presented in the paper is to conduct a space experiment with use of a nanosatellite as a platform for the long-term biological experiment. The essence of the experiment is to study the influence of space flight factors on the ecological inter-species interaction between plants in the microcosm. This project won the third place in the Youth Competition of Advanced Space Projects organized by the Space Research Council of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine in 2017.
Keywords: microcosm, microgravity, nanosatellite, plants
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