Press Releases

Apr 21, 2014

CASIS Payloads Berthed With the International Space Station Through SpaceX Dragon Capsule

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL. (April 21, 2014) – The Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS) is proud to announce its research payloads berthed with the International Space Station (ISS) on Sunday, April 20. Space Exploration Technologies Corporation’s (SpaceX) Dragon capsule successfully berthed with the ISS, marking the completion of its launch to resupply the ISS with cargo and research. CASIS is tasked with managing and promoting research onboard the ISS U.S. National Laboratory.  

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Apr 17, 2014

Second Series of CASIS-Sponsored Research Payloads Launch to the International Space Station

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL. (April 18, 2014) – The Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS) is proud to announceseveral sponsored research payloads have launched to the International Space Station (ISS) onboard the Space ExplorationTechnology Corporation’s (SpaceX) Dragon cargo capsule. This marks the second series of investigations headed to the station that are sponsored by CASIS, the nonprofit responsible for managing research onboard the ISS U.S. National Laboratory.


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Mar 31, 2014

CASIS Board of Directors Chairperson Dr. France Cordova Resigns to Lead National Science ...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL. (March 31, 2014) – The Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS) announced that France Cordova, Ph.D., has resigned from its board of directors as she will become the new director for the National Science Foundation. Previously, Dr. Cordova served as the chairperson for the CASIS board of directors. With her departure, Lewis M. Duncan, Ph.D., has been named interim chairperson.

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Mar 6, 2014

CASIS Releases Request for Information to Identify Equipment for Materials Science Research on ...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL. (March 6, 2014) – The Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS) today released a Request for Information (RFI) that seeks to identify equipment capable of supporting future materials science experiments onboard the International Space Station (ISS) U.S. National Laboratory. The RFI solicits entities capable of serving as implementation partners and/or hardware providers for such research.

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Feb 25, 2014

CASIS Issues Solicitation for Proposals Focused on Enabling Technologies Onboard the ...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL. (February 26, 2014) – The Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS) today issued a solicitation for proposals supporting enabling technologies onboard the International Space Station (ISS). CASIS is the nonprofit organization responsible for managing research onboard the ISS U.S. National Laboratory.

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Feb 20, 2014

CASIS Reaches Agreement with HySpeed Computing and Exelis for Hyperspectral Image Analysis Using ...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL. (February 20th, 2014)  The Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS) today announced an agreement with HySpeed Computing and Exelis for a project demonstrating cloud computing capabilities for image processing and remote sensing applications on the International Space Station (ISS). CASIS was selected by NASA in July 2011 to maximize use of the ISS U.S. National Laboratory.

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