Science and Exploration

Doing Genomics Research In Orbit

By Keith Cowing
May 31, 2019
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Doing Genomics Research In Orbit
miniPCR hardware

NASA astronaut Nick Hague works on the Genes In Space-6 experiment.
Hague works with the miniPCR hardware inside the Columbus laboratory module for the Genes In Space-6 experiment that is exploring how space radiation damages DNA and how the cell repair mechanism works in microgravity.

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