Mar 15, 2023

SpaceX’s Dragon set to deliver beating human heart tissue to the ISS

Posted by in categories: biotech/medical, robotics/AI, space travel

Long-term microgravity exposure causes various biological changes, ranging from bone loss to changes in cardiovascular function.

Towards this, SpaceX’s Dragon cargo ship is set to deliver cardiac tissue chips to the International Space Station (ISS). According to NASA, the cargo spacecraft is expected to autonomously dock with the ISS at 7:52 am EDT Thursday, March 16.

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