Space station science

Paolo Nespoli in the European Columbus laboratory on ISS
Paolo Nespoli in the European Columbus laboratory, setting up the Neurospat experiment; it measures the effect of Gravitational Context on EEG Dynamics. It is a study of spatial cognition, novelty processing and sensorimotor integration, composed of two principal experimental tasks: visual orientation and visuomotor tracking, plus additional, standardized electroencephalogram (EEG) tasks performed as a means of assessing general effects of the space station environment on EEG signals.

Refrigerated centrifuge of HRF-2
Refrigerated centrifuge of HRF-2.