Contact: Laurie Abadie
NASA/Johnson Space Center
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.
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