biosatellite


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biosatellite

A little-used term for an orbiting spacecraft with a life support system.
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In Biosatellite 3, the monkey was sent into orbit to investigate brain states, behavioural performance and metabolic state.
carota), for an experiment destined to be carried out in November 1975 on the Soviet biosatellite Cosmos 782 (see Krikorian & Steward, 1978, 1979; Krikorian, 1991).
Two years later, they orbited five live rats abroad a space whuttle, In 1987 and 1989, they placed equal number of rats aboard Soviet Cosmoc Biosatellite missions.