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eOSTEO Closed System Cell Culture Ware
The Enhanced OSTeoporosis Experiments on Orbit (eOSTEO) payload is designed around a single use biological interface platform. eOSTEO Flight Tray Central to this system is the disposable eOSTEO bioreactor. eOSTEO bioreactors are available in two configurations; one for use with 2D cultures, and one for use with 3D cultures.  The 2D bioreactor is sized to accommodate a standard microscope sized slide, accommodating a wide range of end-user coated structures. The 3D bioreactor is sized...

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Recent News

May 22, 2015
Osteo-4 has returned to Earth!

SpaceX's Dragon cargo spacecraft splashed down in the Pacific Ocean at 12:42 p.m. EDT Thursday with almost 3,100 pounds of NASA cargo from the International Space Station, including research on how spaceflight and microgravity affect the aging process and bone health (Osteo-4)

http://www.nasa.gov/press-release/critical-nasa-research-returns-to-earth-aboard-us-spacex-dragon-spacecraft

April 24, 2015
Spaceflight Insider Article: SpaceX CRS-6 mission to assist in osteoporosis research

An article, by Spaceflight Insider, talking about the importance of the Osteo-4 payload to osteoporosis research:

http://www.spaceflightinsider.com/organizations/space-exploration-technologies/spacex-crs-6-mission-assist-osteoporosis-research/ 

April 23, 2015
CALM Technologies on CBC Radio One - Ontario Morning with Wei Chen

Lowell Misener, President of CALM Technologies, had a talk about Osteo-4 with Wei Chen of CBC Radio One's Ontario Morning.  Below is the link to the Ontario Morning Podcast.  Lowell's interview begins at 06:18 and concludes at 11:33.  Enjoy!

http://podcast.cbc.ca/mp3/podcasts/ontariomorning_20150423_54077.mp3

 

April 23, 2015
CALM Awarded InVitro Bone Contract with European Space Agency

On January 26, 2015 Calm was awarded a contract to build and support hardware for the European Space Agency project InVitro Bone (#4000112839/14/NL/FC). This involves the manufacture of the flight proven Osteo-4 design and support for flight qualification. The future InVitro Bone mission is targeting 2017.

April 22, 2015
Osteo-4 Makes Whig Standard Front Page News!

To see the Kingston Whig Standard article on CALM Technologies and Osteo-4 click the link below:

http://www.thewhig.com/2015/04/21/kingston-companys-bone-loss-experiment-in-space-wraps-up

April 22, 2015
NASA Mission Article for Osteo-4 - Great Group Photo!

From the NASA website highlighting Space Station Research, an article titled: Scientists Make No Bones about First Study of Osteocytes on Space Station.  Great photo of the Osteo-4 Team!

April 22, 2015
Osteo-4 Blasts Off for ISS!

Watch the launch video of the SpaceX CRS-6 mission carrying the Osteo-4 Payload aboard the Dragon capsle on the Falcon9 rocket.

April 22, 2015
CRS-6 Prelaunch Science Panel - Osteo-4

CRS-6 Prelaunch Science Panel - With Paola D. Pajevic, principal investigator, Osteocytes and Mechanomechano-transduction (Osteo-4), Massachusetts General Hospital.

April 21, 2015
Osteo-4 Training Video for ISS Astronauts. Have you got the right stuff?

The Osteo-4 Training video viewed by the astronauts aboard ISS.  The video was produced by Jordan Milani, Videographer currently living in Kingston, Ontario. 

March 31, 2014
Canadian Space Agency and CALM - ISS 2014

The CSA has released the news of funding provided to 5 canadian based projects aimed to assess the health of astronauts on board the International Space Station (ISS).