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Mission-1 growth experiment results and Messages from Astronaut

  • Kibo Utilization Office for Asia (KUOA)
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Growth results in the Kibo

February 16, 2021 (Day 0: Start of experiment)

You can find the reports from JAXA astronaut Soichi NOGUCHI on social media.

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Set up operation by Astronaut Soichi NOGUCHI ⓒJAXA/NASA
Set up box (1) ⓒJAXA/NASA
Set up box (2) ⓒJAXA/NASA
Research team supporting his activity (1)
Research team supporting his activity (2)
Research team supporting his activity(3)

Video: Set up operation by Astronaut NOGUCHI Soichi

Video: Message from Astronaut NOGUCHI Soichi

February 26, 2021 (Day 10: Water supply and Observation)

(1) Plant Chamber 001 (16 sweet basil seeds) (Photo a:front, b:left, c:back, d:right, e:top) ⓒJAXA/NASA
All photos [12.2 MB]ZIP
(2) Plant Chamber 002 (16 sweet basil seeds) ⓒJAXA/NASA
All photos [9.8 MB]ZIP
(3) Plant Chamber 003 (48 holy basil seeds) ⓒJAXA/NASA
All photos [9.5 MB]ZIP
(4) Plant Chamber 004 (48 holy basil seeds) ⓒJAXA/NASA All photos [9.9 MB]ZIP
Astronaut NOGUCHI Soichi injecting fertilizer water into the Plant Chamber. ⓒJAXA/NASA
Plant Chambers ⓒJAXA/NASA

March 9, 2021 (Day 21: Water supply and Observation)

(1) Plant Chamber 001 (16 sweet basil seeds) (Photo a:front, b:left, c:back, d:right, e:top) ⓒJAXA/NASA
All photos [11.3 MB]ZIP
(2) Plant Chamber 002 (16 sweet basil seeds) ⓒJAXA/NASA
All photos [10.8 MB]ZIP
(3) Plant Chamber 003 (48 holy basil seeds) ⓒJAXA/NASA
All photos [11.2 MB]ZIP
(4) Plant Chamber 004 (48 holy basil seeds) ⓒJAXA/NASA
All photos [11.0 MB]ZIP
Astronaut NOGUCHI Soichi injecting fertilizer water into the Plant Chambers again. ⓒJAXA/NASA
Astronaut NOGUCHI Soichi and Plant Chambers ⓒJAXA/NASA
Plant Chambers ⓒJAXA/NASA

March 18, 2021 (Day 30: End of experiment)

You can find the reports from JAXA astronaut Soichi NOGUCHI on social media.

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(1) Plant Chamber 001 (16 sweet basil seeds) (Photo a:front, b:left, c:back, d:right, e:top) ⓒJAXA/NASA
All photos [7.8 MB]ZIP
(2) Plant Chamber 002 (16 sweet basil seeds) ⓒJAXA/NASA
All photos [8.0 MB]ZIP
(3) Plant Chamber 003 (48 holy basil seeds) ⓒJAXA/NASA
All photos [8.6 MB]ZIP
(4) Plant Chamber 004 (48 holy basil seeds) ⓒJAXA/NASA
All photos [8.2 MB]ZIP
Astronaut NOGUCHI Soichi and Photosensitive Films in the box ⓒJAXA/NASA
Plant Chambers in the freezer. ⓒJAXA/NASA
Asian Herb Seeds collected in the Asia-Pacific region 1 ⓒJAXA/NASA
Asian Herb Seeds collected in the Asia-Pacific region 2 ⓒJAXA/NASA
Asian Herb Seeds collected in the Asia-Pacific region (Credit: JAXA/NASA)

Video: Closeout activity and Message from Astronaut NOGUCHI Soichi

Analysis reports from researchers

The researchers will analyze the basil samples returned from the ISS/Kibo in 2021-2022.