EcAMSat (E. Coli AntiMicrobialSat)

Name EcAMSat (E. Coli AntiMicrobialSat)
Type CubeSat
Units or mass 6U
Status Reentry 2021-12-08. Was operational (Last Vladimir (DK3WN) report 2019-05-13 checked on 2019-05-26)
Launched 2017-11-12
NORAD ID 43019
Deployer NRCSD (NanoRacks CubeSat Deployer) [Quad-M]
Launcher Antares
Deployment Deployed from ISS on 2017-11-20
Organisation NASA Ames Research Center
Institution Space agency
Entity Government (Civil / Military)
Nation US
Launch brokerer Nanoracks

Investigate how and microgravity affects the antibiotic resistance of E. coli


The primary scientific purpose of the EcAMSat mission is to investigate how and whether space microgravity affects the antibiotic resistance of E. coli, a bacterial pathogen responsible for urinary tract infection in humans and animals.

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