Rotifer-B2 experiment. Desiccated, irradiated Adineta vaga individuals will be send to ISS and rehydrated on the space station, while the controls will be rehydrated on earth. Is their DNA double strand break repair mechanism active in space, upon rehydration? Will A. vaga repair accurately their broken genome in space and continue reproduction after rehydration?
The CRS-21 launch broadcast will start at 16:45 on Sunday 6 December.