Latest Materials International Space Station Experiment Stories
HAMPTON, Va., Oct. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The space travelers are back! The Materials International Space Station Experiments (MISSEs) 6A and 6B have returned to NASA Langley after spending more than a year on the International Space Station.
Completing an 18-month mission orbiting the Earth more than 6,000 times on-orbit the International Space Station (ISS), the Optical Reflector Material Experiment (ORMatE-1) returns to Washington, DC, to NRL's Electronics Science and Technology Division to begin experiment testing and analysis.
Advances in the fight against food poisoning, new methods for delivering medicine to cancer cells, and better materials for future spacecraft are among the results published in a NASA report detailing scientific research accomplishments made aboard the International Space Station during its first eight years.
NASA will hold a briefing at 1 p.m. EDT, Sunday, Aug. 23, to discuss new science experiments using the International Space Station's unique research environment.
When she blasted off onboard the space shuttle last week, teacher-turned-astronaut Barbara Morgan carried millions of basil seeds to the ISS. Soon she'll return millions more "space seeds" for students on Earth to study.
Did you know that instruments as small as postage stamps can keep a satellite operating in space for decades? It sounds unbelievable, but as they say, "from small beginnings great things come."
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