• Why biocontrol in space?
  • What are nematodes?
  • What is biocontrol?
  • What is AstroNematode?

AstroNematodeTM is an entomopathogenic nematode, Steinernema feltiae.   

It is used as a biocontrol organism commercially for controlling important agricultural pests such as thrips, pecan weevil, etc. They are also called beneficial nematodes.

  • Who is Nema?
    Nema is the AstroNematodeTM, who is Steinernema feltiae
  • What is Pheronym?
  • Who can I contact for more information?
  • When is the launch?
  • What are the mission objectives?
  • Do you have a mission patch?
  • How are you going to get into space?
  • How can I participate?