Press Releases

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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Sep 30, 2014

CASIS Awards JAMSS America Research Grant to Use the International Space Station to Improve ...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL. (September 30, 2014) –The Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS) today announced an agreement with JAMSS America, Inc. (JAI)—in collaboration with the University of Hawaii, the Greater Houston Port Bureau, Mare Liberum Consulting L.P., and Shine Micro, Inc.—on a project intended to improve maritime vessel tracking from onboard the International Space Station (ISS) U.S. National Laboratory. 

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Sep 25, 2014

National Geographic and CASIS Partner to Develop a Multi-Sensor, Next-Generation Imaging Suite ...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL. (Sept. 25, 2014) – The Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS) today announced a partnership with the National Geographic Society to utilize data produced on board the International Space Station (ISS) U.S. National Laboratory capable of developing images to inspire and educate from humankind’s greatest learning platform. This follows a prior announcement between CASIS and the United Nations Operational Satellite Applications Program (UNOSAT) last month focused on the advancement of a next-generation hyperspectral imager on the ISS. 

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