Press Releases

Oct 31, 2014

Statement from Greg Johnson, CASIS President and Executive Director

This week’s unfortunate events regarding Orbital Sciences’ Antares rocket provide the world with a stark reminder that while spaceflight invokes excitement, intrigue and the capacity to answer questions not possible on Earth, it is absolutely not routine. For students, this week offers unique lessons about the challenges and rewards of scientific pursuit.

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Oct 23, 2014

CASIS Announces a Series of Life Science Investigations

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL. (October 23, 2014) – The Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS) today announced a series of unsolicited investigations focused on life science studies. CASIS is the organization responsible for managing the International Space Station (ISS) U.S. National Laboratory. 

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Oct 16, 2014

CASIS Announces Unsolicited Project Agreements In the Fields of Physical Sciences, Earth ...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL. (October 16, 2014) – The Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS) today announced a series of unsolicited investigations focused on physical sciences and Earth observation studies. CASIS is the organization responsible for managing the International Space Station (ISS) U.S. National Laboratory. 

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Oct 15, 2014

CASIS Announces Grant Awards for Enabling Technologies

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL. (October 15, 2014) – The Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS) has announced grant awards for three projects focused on enabling technologies from the International Space Station (ISS). These awards stem from the CASIS Request for Proposals (RFP) “Enabling Technology to Support Science in Space for Life on Earth.” CASIS is the nonprofit organization managing research onboard the ISS U.S. National Laboratory.

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Oct 14, 2014

CASIS Issues Solicitation for Proposals Focused On Earth Observation to Benefit Energy ...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL. (October 14, 2014) – The Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS) today issued a solicitation for flight proposals seeking access to remote sensing capabilities on the International Space Station (ISS) for Earth-based energy applications. CASIS is the nonprofit organization responsible for managing research onboard the ISS U.S. National Laboratory. 

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Oct 7, 2014

CASIS Releases Request for Information to Enable Disease Model Research on the International ...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL. (October 7, 2014) – The Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS) today released a Request for Information (RFI) that seeks to identify animal models and cell-based models for use on the International Space Station (ISS) U.S. National Laboratory to improve understanding of human disease and drug screening. Based on responses to this RFI, CASIS plans to issue a future Request for Proposals (RFP) that will provide support for flight research on the ISS National Lab seeking to use animal or cell-based models in microgravity for human disease research that benefits life on Earth.

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