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ISS Commercial Research Update November 29, 2002

Status Report From: NASA Space Product Development
Posted: Friday, November 29, 2002

STS-113/11A launched Saturday, November 23 and docked with the ISS Monday, November 25. Undocking is scheduled for Monday, December 2, 2002

Commercial Generic Bioprocessing Apparatus (CGBA) – The experiment’s health and status data is nominal. CGBA power was turned off today and will be inactive until it is returned on STS-114 (ULF1).

Plant Generic Bioprocessing Apparatus (PGBA) – The experiment’s health and status data is nominal. The downlink of video from the PGBA internal cameras has not been successful. No plant growth has been observed so far on the second crop. PGBA is scheduled to return on STS-113.

Zeolite Crystal Growth (ZCG) – Operations were successfully completed. The processed autoclaves were removed and stowed, in preparation for their return on STS-113.

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