Container for Space Experiments

Container for Space Experiments

A general purpose container specially designed for use within a satellite

A general purpose container was specially designed for use within a satellite. the design included a mechanism to allow the container to safely dock and undock with a microgravity centrifuge.

The chassis is a single piece monocoque construction made from aluminium alloy with transparent polycarbonate windows for observation. There is a trap door to access the internal volume, which is a sterilised environment containing biological material. Container transport and interaction with the internal volume is done via an electronically controlled robotic arm.