A Rapid Fabrication Methodology for Payload Modules, Piloted for the Observation of Queen Honey Bees (Apis mellifera) in Microgravity

  title={A Rapid Fabrication Methodology for Payload Modules, Piloted for the Observation of Queen Honey Bees (Apis mellifera) in Microgravity},
  author={Rachel Soo Hoo Smith and Felix Kraemer and Christoph Bader and Miana Smith and Aaron Weber and Michael Simone-Finstrom and Noah Wilson-Rich and Neri Oxman},
  journal={Gravitational and Space Research},
  pages={104 - 114}
Abstract Microgravity experiment modules for living organisms have been instrumental to space research, yet their design remains complex and costly. As the private space sector enables more widely available payloads for researchers, it is increasingly necessary to design experimental modules innovatively so that they are proportionately accessible. To ease this bottleneck, we developed a rapid fabrication methodology for producing custom modules compatible with commercial payload slots. Our… 

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