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CASIS is responsible for maximizing the value of the ISS to the nation by developing and managing a diversified R&D portfolio based on U.S. national needs for basic and applied research and by using the ISS as a venue for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) educational activities.
Stimulate, develop and manage the U.S. national uses of the ISS by other U.S. government agencies, academic institutions and private firms.
Develop tools and techniques to communicate the value of uses of the ISS National Laboratory and increase the return on the U.S. investment in the ISS.
CASIS Strategies and Objectives
Identify the unique capabilities of the ISS that provide breakthrough opportunities for non-NASA uses in science and applications, technology development, and STEM education, including but not limited to human health, biological sciences, biotechnology, biological research, energy and biofuels, physical and materials science and development, engineering research and technology development, and Earth and space imaging and observations.
Identify and prioritize the most promising research pathways, while ensuring diversity, without over-committing the resources of the ISS.