Rubins conducts Heart Cells Experiment OPS

Takuya Onishi2016-07-27


Washington, DC, United States

iss048e045065 (7/27/2016) --- NASA astronaut Kate Rubins pauses for a photo while using the Microscope to conduct Heart Cells experiment operations. Effects of Microgravity on Stem Cell-Derived Cardiomyocytes (Heart Cells) studies the human heart, specifically how heart muscle tissue, contracts, grows and changes (gene expression) in microgravity and how those changes vary between subjects.


  • Title: Rubins conducts Heart Cells Experiment OPS
  • Creator: Takuya Onishi
  • Date Created: 2016-07-27
  • Rights: JSC
  • Album: rtijerin

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