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Small Treatment with Big Effect: Using the Space Station to Understand How Nanoparticles Could Combat Bone Loss

In 2015, a team led by three Italian scientists sent an experiment to the International Space Station to be performed by ESA (European Space Agency) astronaut, Samantha Cristoforetti, who is Italian.

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Space Station Science Highlights: Week of January 11, 2021

The week of Jan. 11, scientific investigations conducted aboard the International Space Station included studies of perception of motion in microgravity, capturing footage for a virtual reality series about life on station, testing of a new spacesuit cooling system, and monitoring adaptation of ...

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New Solar Arrays to Power NASAs International Space Station Research

As the International Space Station orbits Earth, its four pairs of solar arrays soak up the sun’s energy to provide electrical power every day.

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SpaceX Dragon Capsule to Make First of Its Kind Science Splashdown

By capsule, helicopter, boat, plane, and car, space station science experiments are about to make a first of a kind journey back to researchers on Earth.

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Space Station Science Highlights: Week of January 4, 2021

Crew members aboard the International Space Station conducted dozens of scientific investigations during the week of Jan. 4, including microgravity studies of biofilms, cultivating plants, behavior of liquid in a tank, and protein crystal growth.

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Space Station Science Highlights: Week of January 4, 2021

Crew members aboard the International Space Station conducted dozens of scientific investigations during the week of Jan. 4, including microgravity studies of biofilms, cultivating plants, behavior of liquid in a tank, and protein crystal growth.

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NASA, NSF Sign Agreement to Advance Space, Earth, Biological, Physical Sciences

NASA and the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) have signed a memorandum of understanding affirming the agencies’ intent to continue their longstanding partnership in mutually beneficial research activities advancing space, Earth, biological, and physical sciences to further U.S. national ...

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Space Station, Cygnus Test Technology for 5G Communications, Other Benefits

Once Cygnus undocks from the station, it will continue operations by hosting a two-week test of emerging technologies known as SharkSat.

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NASA Highlights Innovation, Technology at Virtual SciTech Forum

Experts from across NASA will participate in the 2021 American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) SciTech Forum beginning Monday, Jan. 11.

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NASA Astronauts Aboard Space Station to Answer Questions from STEM Students

Students from across the country will have an opportunity this week to ask questions of NASA astronauts aboard the International Space Station.

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