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2009-10-14 15:40:00

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.

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2009-09-30 08:50:00

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.

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2009-09-10 11:15:00

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.

2009-08-21 15:48:24

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.

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2007-08-17 10:34:43

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.

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2005-11-09 13:21:00

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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