The International Space Station National Laboratory is a crewed low Earth orbit (LEO) platform for research, development, and education that inspires innovation and provides opportunities for discovery to benefit humankind.
Conducting research on the ISS National Laboratory demonstrates to U.S. citizens and the world that space is accessible, affordable, and capable of supporting the research and development necessary to make the fundamental business case for sustainable industrial demand in LEO. The ISS National Laboratory has a congressionally mandated mission to maximize use of this unique space-based facility to accelerate knowledge and foster commercial development through research and development.
Open period: 3/18/2022 - 7/19/2022
The purpose of this ISS National Lab Research Announcement is to solicit applications for programs, products, and public-private partnerships focused on educational objectives.
Open period: 2/14/2022 – 6/15/2022
The purpose of this ISS National Lab Research Announcement is to solicit proposals for applied R&D seeking to demonstrate space-based manufacturing & production activities in microgravity.
Open period: Cycle 1 – 12/07/2021
Open period: Cycle 2 – 3/15/2022
The purpose of this NLRA is to solicit proposals focused on flight investigations within applied R&D, translational medicine, technology readiness level maturation, and technology demonstrations.
Please note that the ISS National Lab will not consider proposals received from a non-U.S. person, as defined in the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR).