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Kibo AHiS Mission-1

What is AHiS?

Asian Herb in Space (AHiS) is an activity of the Asian Beneficial Collaboration through Kibo Utilization initiative (Kibo-ABC) under the Space Environment Utilization Working Group (SEUWG) of the Asia-Pacific Regional Space Agency Forum (APRSAF). AHiS is the third project of the Space Seeds for Asian Future program (SSAF).

Bangladesh officially joined in AHiS program.

AHiS Mission 1

In the first mission, basil seeds will be grown in the ISS Kibo module and returned for analysis by Japanese and Malaysian researchers. Participating organizations will give students and young researchers an opportunity to conduct a ground control experiment using the basil seeds provided by JAXA.

Set up operation by Astronaut Soichi NOGUCHI (Credit: JAXA/NASA)