Press Releases

May 3, 2016

Dr. Eric Topol Announced as a Featured Speaker at the International Space Station Research and ...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL. (May 3, 2016) – The International Space Station Research and Development Conference (ISS R&D) today announced that Dr. Eric Topol, director of the Scripps Translational Science Institute, has been confirmed as a keynote speaker at its 5th annual meeting at the San Diego Town and Country Resort & Convention Center from July 12-14, 2016. The ISS R&D Conference was created to connect commercial and academic communities involved in new innovations, breakthroughs, and discoveries onboard humankind’s unique orbiting laboratory. This event is held in coordination with the Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS), the American Astronautical Society (AAS), and NASA. Read more

Apr 11, 2016

Research Payloads From SpaceX-8 Arrive at the International Space Station U.S. National Laboratory

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL. (April 11, 2016) – Payloads onboard the SpaceX Dragon capsule berthed with the International Space Station (ISS) Sunday morning. Many of the investigations transported by SpaceX’s Dragon capsule are payloads sponsored by the ISS U.S. National Laboratory. The Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS) is tasked with managing and promoting research onboard the ISS National Lab, and all manifested payloads must contain the potential for Earth benefits.Read more

Mar 26, 2016

Research Payloads Arrive at the International Space Station U.S. National Laboratory

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL. (March 26, 2016) – The most recent series of payloads have berthed with the International Space Station (ISS) today onboard the Orbital ATK Cygnus capsule. Many of the investigations transported by United Launch Alliance’s Atlas V rocket and Cygnus capsule are payloads sponsored by the ISS U.S. National Laboratory. The Center for the Advancement of Science in Space is tasked with managing and promoting research onboard the ISS National Laboratory, and all manifested payloads must contain the potential for Earth benefits.


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Feb 19, 2016

CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta to Keynote 5th Annual International Space ...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL. (February 18, 2016) – The International Space Station Research and Development Conference (ISS R&D) today announced that Dr. Sanjay Gupta, chief medical correspondent for CNN, has been confirmed as a keynote speaker at its 5th annual meeting at the San Diego Town and Country Resort & Convention Center from July 12-14, 2016. 

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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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