Butterflies in Space (2009) STS-129
Join us for daily updates of the STS-129 "Butterflies in Space" experiment.

Daily images from the ISS available to download from BioEd Online. Photo credit: NASA/BioServe, University of Colorado.

STS-129 Launch Date: 11/16/2009

Space-based: Larvae hatched 11/19/2009. They were six days old at launch.

Ground-based: Larvae hatched 11/09/2009 (seven days old when STS-129 launched). Photo credit: Baylor College of Medicine.

"Butterflies in Space" is a cooperative effort of the following organizations.

BioServe Space Technologies

Center for Educational Outreach

Butterfly Pavilion

Orion’s Quest

Challenger Learning Center of Colorado

National Space Biomedical Research Institute

Office of the Chief Scientist, NASA

"Butterflies in Space" is supported by National Space Biomedical Research Institute through NASA NCC 9-58, and by Houston Endowment Inc., and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute.
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