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Mission Terminology

ESCD - Stem-cell experiment.
CCE-1 - Cardiovascular Control Experiment 1, studying effects of zero-G on autonomic system and muscle control.
CCE-2 - Cardiovascular Control Experiment 2, comparing the heart rate as a measure of energy expenditure against the doubly labelled water technique.
Plankton Lensa - Taking photographs with onboard camera.
SPC - Soluble Protein Crystallisation experiment.

Landing Countdown to 05:51 05 May

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The Team
Mark Shuttleworth
Dale Cupido
Karen Sharwood
Lara Keytel
Danie Barry
Freddy Khan
Vaughan Oosthuizen
Ravi Naidoo
Vuyo Dwane
Richard Mills
Nicolette Cronje
Wayne Derman
Peter Ribton
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Zero-G Heart Rate Data

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