Akihiko Hoshide Completes Blood Draw (image) NASA/Johnson Space Center Share Print E-Mail Caption Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency astronaut Akihiko Hoshide, Expedition 32 flight engineer, poses for a photo after undergoing a generic blood draw in the European Laboratory/Columbus Orbital Facility. International Space Station crew members routinely perform blood draws for investigations like the Integrated Immune and recent cytokines study. Credit NASA Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.