UF Department of Microbiology and Cell Science

SpaceX Launches UF\IFAS Microbiology Experiment to ISS

University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences Associate Professor Kelly Rice recently saw her experiment launch to the International Space Station during SpaceX's recent NG-20 mission. The aim of the experiment is to better understand Staph infections in a microgravity environment, and how its affects can be exacerbated in close quarter environments like the ISS.