Press Releases

Jul 17, 2014

CASIS and Texas Emerging Technology Fund Collaborate to Support Entrepreneurial Research on the ...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL. (July 17, 2014) – The Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS), the Texas Emerging Technology Fund (TETF), and the Governor’s Office of Aerospace and Aviation today announced a collaboration in support of entrepreneurial ventures in Texas seeking to use the International Space Station (ISS) for development of innovative commercial projects capable of improving life on Earth.

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Jul 16, 2014

Red Sox Foundation to Partner with CASIS and International Space Station

Boston, MA - July 16, 2014 – The Boston Red Sox Foundation today announced a truly out of this world collaborative partnership with the Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS), the manager of the International Space Station (ISS) U.S. National Laboratory. As part of an initial Partnership with the Red Sox Foundation CASIS will add its support of the ongoing World Series Ring Raffle by adding a once-in-a-lifetime, VIP trip to NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston, TX. The winner and three guests will receive a private tour of ISS Mission Control and the Astronaut Training Facility, as well as four passes to Space Center Houston and an authentic CASIS Mission Patch that has orbited the Earth. Airfare and hotel accommodations are also included. 

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Jul 8, 2014

CASIS and United Nations Join Forces for Research and Development of a Hyperspectral Imaging ...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL/GENEVA, SWITZERLAND. (July 1, 2014) – The Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS) and the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) today announced a collaboration on technology applications that will aim to develop and deploy a next-generation high-resolution, multi-band hyperspectral imaging system onboard the International Space Station (ISS). The system will be used to support a variety of applications, including water and forest management, humanitarian relief, recovery after disaster, disaster risk reduction, disaster prevention, as well as in-country planning and development. Portions of the data stream will be made available to academic institutions, United Nations (U.N.), other government agencies, and not-for-profit organizations to develop new hyperspectral applications. 

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Jun 17, 2014

CASIS Announces Grant Awards for Remote Sensing

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL. (June 17, 2014) - The Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS) has announced grant awards for five projects focused on remote sensing and Earth observation. These awards stem from the CASIS Request for Proposals (RFP) “Remote Sensing From the International Space Station.” CASIS is the nonprofit organization managing research onboard the International Space Station (ISS) U.S. National Laboratory.Read more

Jun 16, 2014

CASIS Board of Directors Selects Lt. General James A. Abrahamson as Chairman

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL. (June 16, 2014) – The Board of Directors for the Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS) today announced it has designated Lt. General James A. Abrahamson as the group’s Chairman. CASIS is the nonprofit organization tasked with promoting and managing research onboard the International Space Station (ISS) U.S. National Laboratory.

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Apr 28, 2014

CASIS Issues Solicitation for Proposals Focused on Materials Science Onboard the International ...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL. (April 28, 2014) – The Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS) today issued a solicitation for proposals for materials science 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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