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ISS Researchers Will Experiment on Artificial Organs

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Scientists on the International Space Station (ISS) will soon begin using organs-on-chips research in hopes of making a medical breakthrough. Five projects tackle five different issues, all of which should shine some light […] The post ISS Researchers Will Experiment on Artificial Organs appeared first on

Student-built satellite aims to provide insight on effects of solar storms

This summer, astronauts on the International Space Station will launch a Penn State student-built satellite into orbit that will help learn more about space weather.

Snake robots to assist astronauts

Norwegian researchers are looking into how a snake robot might carry out maintenance work on the International Space Station (ISS), study comets, and explore the possibility of living and working in lava tunnels on the Moon.

Image: Deployment of the space station's roll-out solar array experiment

Over the weekend of June 17-18, 2017, engineers on the ground remotely operated the International Space Station's robotic Canadarm2 to extract the Roll Out Solar Array (ROSA) experiment from the SpaceX Dragon resupply ship. The experiment...Show More Summary

Image: "Ice Cube" modular experiment blocks bound for ISS

A new European commercial service is allowing researchers, educators, universities and companies to run their experiments on the International Space Station. Dubbed Ice Cubes, budding space researchers can build their experiment in blocks of 10 x 10 x 10 cm that slot into a dedicated rack on ESA's space laboratory Columbus.

CASIS partnership brings 'organs-on-chips' research to space station

(NASA/Johnson Space Center) The 'Organs-on-Chips' approach to human physiology research aboard the International Space Station may lead to more reliable and predictable results for drug development and reduce the need for animal testing.

Changing how solar power rolls

Traditional solar panels used to power satellites can be bulky with heavy panels folded together using mechanical hinges. An experiment that recently arrived at the International Space Station will test a new solar array design thatShow More Summary

Ice Cubes

David Parker, ESA Director of Space Exploration, explains 'Ice Cubes' - a new commercial opportunity to run experiments and conduct research on the International Space Station

How astronauts recycle water is gross yet fascinating

Learn how NASA perfected the process of purifying dirty water aboard the International Space Station.        

A Worm Went to Space and Came Back With Two Heads

On a SpaceX mission to the International Space Station in January 2015, American researchers included some flatworms. The idea was to see how the normal regenerative powers of planarian worms—which can regenerate a head under the right...Show More Summary

Aalto-2 no longer responds to commands

Astronauts at the International Space Station released Aalto-2 into orbit on 25 May. The first satellite signal was detected from Japan on the same day, and later that evening the satellite had already made contact with the Otaniemi ground station.

Intelligent Aliens and ‘Other Life In The Universe Is A Given,’ Says Ex-NASA Commander of the ISS

A former NASA commander of the International Space Station has publicly stated that alien life exists in the universe, it is prevalent, and there are intelligent aliens among the stars. In fact, he says that the abundance of evidence...Show More Summary

Baking crumb-free bread on the International Space Station - CNET

An experiment down here on Earth could mean that astronauts will finally be able to enjoy a slice of fresh bread.

Zero Gravity Solutions Announces Successful Results of Seedling Growth Experiment Using BAM-FX on the International Space Station (ISS) and a Second Experiment Launched on the SpaceX CRS-11 Dragon Cargo Mission is Now On Board the ISS

PRESS RELEASE: Zero Gravity Solutions, Inc. ("ZGSI" or the "Company") (Pink Sheets: ZGSI), an agricultural biotechnology public company announced favorable results from the previously announced educational research experiment using its BAM-FX ...

Russia launches space freighter to ISS

Russia on Wednesday launched an unmanned Progress cargo ship carrying supplies to the International Space Station (ISS) from the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.

Possible Russian Alien Discovery as Mystery Satellite Circles ISS

The International Space Station (ISS) is a constant source of conspiracy theories and UFO conjectures. NASA operates a live feed of cameras aboard the ISS, and it seems like a new video appears on YouTube every week purporting to show proof UFOs or a NASA coverup. While most of these turn out to be baseless... Read more »

21ST CENTURY HEADLINES: Crumb-Free Bread Could Soon Be Made Fresh On The International Space Station

21ST CENTURY HEADLINES: Crumb-Free Bread Could Soon Be Made Fresh On The International Space Station.

New window improves the view of science on orbiting laboratory

(NASA/Johnson Space Center) One of the busiest work stations on the International Space Station got a major upgrade recently, and it already has saved dozens of hours on a variety of experiments for crew members aboard the orbiting laboratory.

Baking In Space Is About To Be The Most Delicious Experiment

Living in space is rife with challenges, among them, grappling with a gaping void of loneliness and dealing with a subpar food selection. Astronauts onboard the International Space Station (ISS) have the unique torture of being so close to Earth, yet so far away from all its tasty delights. Show More Summary

Worm grows second head after visit to space - CNET

After spending more than a month aboard the International Space Station, one partially amputated flatworm came back to Earth with a bizarre new talent.

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