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Latest Scientific research on the International Space Station Stories

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2015-03-27 11:24:17

Terrestrial research has been unable to grow the long fibers believed to strangle brain cells, but microgravity could be the answer to growing and studying these protein fibers.

Space vision
2015-03-04 09:42:30

A new experiment, scheduled to launch to the International Space Station in the spring, plans to take a long look at vision changes often experienced by astronauts during extended spaceflights, NASA officials announced on Tuesday.

exercise ISS
2015-02-24 08:56:32

Astronauts exercise regularly while in space to maintain muscle, bone, and cardiovascular health and fitness and to remain fit and strong enough to perform physically demanding tasks such as extravehicular activity. Scientists have frequently measured the effectiveness of that exercise during short spaceflights. Now, researchers have assessed exercise on longer spaceflights with the help of astronauts on the space station, measuring their VO2 peak before, during and after missions of four to...

Space Station Research Explorer
2014-12-05 05:29:28

Have you ever wondered about the hundreds of experiments that have been conducted on the International Space Station?

2014-11-13 20:25:40

"Galactic Grant Competition" will fund innovative industry research; grant will also fund STEM initiatives for Massachusetts schools BOSTON, Nov.

2014-09-30 08:35:12

WILL PROVIDE LED LIGHTING SYSTEMS FOR PLANTS GROWN IN CLOSED ENVIRONMENTS GOTEBORG, Sweden and SAN FRANCISCO, Sept.


Word of the Day
cespitose
  • Growing in low tufty patches.
The word 'cespitose' comes from a Latin word meaning 'turf'.
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