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Biopan is located on the outside of the Foton capsule
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- Title Biopan is located on the outside of the Foton capsule
- Released 11/09/2007 2:41 pm
- Copyright ESA
Biopan is designed to carry out experiments requiring direct exposure to the harsh space environment. On Foton-M3 Biopan contains 10 different experiments in the field of exobiology and radiation exposure. Biopan is located on the outside surface of Foton and, once in orbit, automatically opens to expose its experiments. Biopan is closed prior to re-entry.