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Photo-jsc2003e42552
International Space Station Imagery

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JSC2003-E-42552 (For Release: 18 June 2003) --- This artwork depicts the Japanese Experiment Module (JEM), Japan's primary contribution to the International Space Station. The JEM, called Kibo, which means "hope" in Japanese, is Japan's first human space facility and enhances the unique research capabilities of the International Space Station. Experiments in Kibo focus on space medicine, biology, earth observations, material production, biotechnology, and communications research. Photo Credit: NASDA

Curator: JSC PAO Web Team | Responsible NASA Official: Amiko Kauderer | Updated: 11/01/2012
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