Press Releases

Mar 26, 2015

New Partnership Enables Chicagoland Boy Scouts and Explorers to Send Research Projects to ...

(Chicago, IL) March 26, 2015- Chicagoland Boy Scouts and Explorers will soon design and build research projects for a chance to have their experiment flown to the International Space Station.

This incredible opportunity is the result of a newly formed partnership between the Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS), which manages the U.S. National Laboratory on the International Space Station (ISS); and local Boy Scouts of America (BSA) and Exploring programs. 

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Mar 3, 2015

SpaceCom Announces Partnership with the Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS)

ALEXANDRIA, VA (March 3, 2015) SpaceCom, the Space Commerce Conference and Exposition, today announced a new partnership with the Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS) for the November 17-19 event at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, Texas. In support of NASA’s goal to create a sustainable, commercial space market, SpaceCom will unite global business executives with international space leaders to explore ways for the medical, manufacturing, energy, communications, and transportation sectors to utilize space technologies and achieve competitive advantage. SpaceCom will also examine ways to optimize the use of the International Space Station (ISS) and other Low Earth Orbit (LEO) applications, as well as suborbital commercial activities.

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Jan 28, 2015

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk to Keynote 4th Annual International Space Station Research and Development ...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL. (January 28, 2015) –The International Space Station Research and Development Conference (ISS R&D) today announced that Elon Musk, Chief Executive Officer and Lead Designer for Space Exploration Technologies Corporation (SpaceX), has been confirmed as a keynote speaker at its 4th annual meeting at the Boston Marriott Copley Square in Boston, MA, July 7-9, 2015.  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

Jan 20, 2015

CASIS and the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center (MLSC) announced the kickoff of the Galactic ...

(Boston, MA) The Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS) and the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center (MLSC) announced the kickoff of the Galactic Grant Competition, which enables Massachusetts-based life sciences companies to compete for funding to support experiments on the International Space Station’s (ISS) U.S. National Laboratory. The competition was announced at a November press conference by Governor Deval Patrick, CASIS and the MLSC.  Up to $500,000 will be awarded to one or more Massachusetts life sciences companies to support flight projects to the ISS. The application period opened today, and applications are due by April 3, 2015.Read more

Jan 10, 2015

CASIS-Sponsored Investigations Launched to the International Space Station

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL. (January 10, 2015) – The most recent series of payloads sponsored by the Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS) were successfully launched to the International Space Station (ISS) onboard Space Exploration Technologies Corporation’s (SpaceX) Dragon capsule. CASIS is tasked with managing and promoting research onboard the ISS U.S. National Laboratory.  

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Dec 8, 2014

CASIS and Seth Green Partner to Unveil International Space Station–Inspired Mission Patch

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL. (December 8, 2014)  The Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS) today announced the unveiling of its latest mission patch, designed by actor, creator, and producer Seth Green. The mission patch developed by Green will represent the entire cadre of CASIS investigations destined for the International Space Station (ISS) U.S. National Laboratory in calendar year 2015, otherwise known as Advancing Research Knowledge 3 (ARK3). CASIS is the organization responsible for overseeing research to benefit life on Earth using the ISS U.S. National Laboratory.

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