Press Releases

Dec 14, 2015

CASIS and the National Science Foundation Announce Joint Solicitation in Fluid Dynamics

Kennedy Space Center, FL. (December 14, 2015) – The Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS) and the National Science Foundation (NSF) today announced a joint solicitation wherein researchers from the fluid dynamics community will have the ability to leverage resources onboard the International Space Station (ISS) U.S. National Laboratory. Up to $1.8 million will be awarded for multiple research investigations to support flight projects to the ISS National Laboratory. 

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Dec 9, 2015

CASIS-Sponsored Research Payloads Arrive at the International Space Station

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL. (December 9, 2015) – A variety of payloads sponsored by the Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS) successfully berthed to the International Space Station (ISS) today onboard the Orbital ATK Cygnus capsule. CASIS is tasked with managing and promoting research onboard the ISS U.S. National Laboratory. 

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Nov 12, 2015

CASIS Awards Research Agreements in the Fields of Physical and Life Sciences

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL. (Nov. 12, 2015) – The Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS) today announced it has awarded three research agreements within the fields of physical and life sciences that will provide researchers access to the International Space Station (ISS) U.S. National Laboratory and its microgravity environment. As the manager of the ISS National Laboratory, CASIS seeks to make the orbiting facility available to researchers whose work would benefit from a microgravity setting and contribute to the improvement of life on Earth.  

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Oct 29, 2015

CASIS and The Boeing Company Partner and Award $500,000 in Grants Through MassChallenge

Boston, MA. (October 29, 2015) – The Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS) and The Boeing Company (Boeing) awarded two research companies financial support through the MassChallenge Startup Accelerator. This marks the second consecutive year CASIS and Boeing collaborated on the “Technology in Space” prize through MassChallenge. Read more

Oct 26, 2015

CASIS Awards Research Agreements to Five Technology Development and Remote Sensing Companies

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. (Oct. 26, 2015) - The Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS), the manager of the International Space Station (ISS) U.S. National Laboratory, today announced it has granted research agreements to five businesses in the technology development and remote-sensing industries. The agreements will allow these businesses to access the unique research environment of the ISS National Laboratory to further their individual investigations and offer new cutting-edge solutions and products capable of benefitting life on Earth. 

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Sep 15, 2015

CASIS Announces Funding Opportunity in 3D Microphysiological Systems for Organs-On-Chips

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL (September 15, 2015) - Based on a robust response to the recently closed Request for Information, 3D Microphysiological Systems for Organs-On-Chips, the Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS) is issuing a “Grand Challenge” seeking flight projects for the International Space Station U.S. National Laboratory. 

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