Task Exploration Laboratory Analysis
Last Published:  03/26/21 03:34:00 PM (Central)
Short Title: Exploration Laboratory Analysis
Responsible HRP Element: Exploration Medical Capability
Collaborating Org(s):
Funding Status: Terminated - A formerly active task that was stopped before its completion date due to deselection, descoping, reorganization etc.
Procurement Mechanism(s):

Aims were not completed. No future flight projects related to lab analysis.

  1. To determine the operationally-relevant clinical analytes for exploration missions
  2. To develop Exploration Laboratory Analysis (ELA) platform(s) capable of measuring these analytes
  3. To develop assays for these analytes
  4. To demonstrate the ELA system in a ground environment (HERA or other ground analog)
  5. To demonstrate the ELA system in a flight environment (ISS)
  6. To demonstrate extended shelf-life and stability of reagents via accelerated aging studies