Hab 2 Photos (Space)
Timed photos from Habitat 2, containing a Nephila clavipes orb weaver spider, water and its food source (fruit flies), aboard the ISS. Investigation focus: Web-building capability and behavior of orb weaver spiders in microgravity.
Developed and conducted in collaboration with BioServe Space Technologies of the University of Colorado, and the United States National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
This work was supported by National Space Biomedical Research Institute through NASA cooperative agreement NCC 9-58.
Foundations for the Future: Capitalizing on Technology to Promote Equity, Access and Quality in Elementary Science Education; Opening Pathways for Teacher Instructional Opportunities in Natural Sciences
Science Education Leadership Fellows Program
Grant Numbers: 51006084, 51004102, 51000105