Press Releases

Jun 14, 2016

ISS National Lab Flight Opportunity to be Awarded Based On the Vascular Tissue Challenge

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL. (June 14, 2016) – Based on the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) announced partnership with the New Organ Alliance and Methuselah Foundation of the “Vascular Tissue Challenge,” a NASA Centennial Challenges Program prize competition to advance tissue engineering technologies for space exploration, the Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS) will offer a flight opportunity providing one investigative team access to conduct research in microgravity conditions to advance human disease research on Earth. This flight opportunity is also in partnership with the New Organ Alliance and Methuselah Foundation.Read more

Jun 13, 2016

CASIS Announces $1 Million In Grant Awards For Organs-On-Chips Challenge

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL. (June 13, 2016) –The Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS) announced it has awarded $1 million in grant awards to two research entities stemming from its 3D Microphysiological Systems for Organs-On-Chips Grand Challenge. CASIS is the organization tasked with managing and promoting research onboard the International Space Station (ISS) U.S. National Laboratory. This announcement builds on today’s White House Organ Summit, for which it intends to inform the public on the increasing access to organ transplants and reducing the organ waiting list.Read more

May 19, 2016

Former NASA Astronauts Mark and Scott Kelly to Join Panel with CNN Chief Medical Correspondent ...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL. (May 19, 2016)  The International Space Station Research and Development Conference (ISS R&D) is proud to announce former NASA astronauts Mark and Scott Kelly will join Dr. Sanjay Gupta, chief medical correspondent for CNN, for an interactive panel discussion 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

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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