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Williams loads the MELFI for the Nutrition Experiment during Expedition 15

2007-06-01

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ISS015-E-10572 (1 June 2007) --- Astronaut Sunita L. Williams, Expedition 15 flight engineer, inserts test samples in the Minus Eighty Degree Laboratory Freezer for ISS (MELFI) as a part of the Nutritional Status Assessment (Nutrition) experiment in the Destiny laboratory of the International Space Station. MELFI is a low temperature freezer facility with nominal operating temperatures of -80, -26 and +4 degrees Celsius that will preserve experiment materials over long periods. The results of the Nutrition experiment will be used to better understand the time course effects of space flight on human physiology.

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  • Title: Williams loads the MELFI for the Nutrition Experiment during Expedition 15
  • Date Created: 2007-06-01
  • Rights: JSC
  • Album: mgwhite

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