Greenhouse - Integrated Plant Experiments on Mir

Greenhouse Hardware

The Svet is a greenhouse designed jointly by the Institute of Biomedical Problems (IBMP) and the Space Research Institute of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences for the study of plant growth in space. It is located in the Kristall module of the Mir Space Station and consists of four basic units: the plant growth chamber, root module, light unit and control unit, and Gas Exchange Measurement System (GEMS).

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