Oct 5, 2018
NASA's ECOSTRESS mission is studying how plants sweat, providing detailed measurements of plant temperatures from space.
Sep 26, 2018
Gloveboxes on the ISS allow for experiments on materials that you wouldn't want escaping into the station's enclosed space.
Earth, Sun, ISS
Aug 16, 2018
The TSIS instrument on the International Space Station is continuing NASA's 40-year record of tracking the Sun's radiant energy.
Jul 16, 2018
The WORF and the optical quality window on the station are a perfect blend of art and science, allowing for Earth science research and amazing high-resolution photos of the Earth.
May 16, 2018
NASA researchers are creating a spot colder than the vacuum of space inside the International Space Station.
Apr 3, 2018
The International Space Station is a testbed for technologies that will allow astronauts to live comfortably during long journeys into the solar system.
Mar 13, 2018
Scientists are learning more about combustion through a series of experiments on the International Space Station.
Dec 4, 2017
The International Space Station is more than just a bright light in the night sky. It is also an out-of-this-world research laboratory.
Oct 10, 2017
Transient Luminous Events (TLEs) are flashes and glows that appear above storms and are results of activity occurring in and below those storms. Researchers are working to better understand lightning and thunderstorms, how they form and develop over time, and why storms produce different TLEs in... Read More
Aug 11, 2017
The cosmic ray detector known as CREAM is headed for the International Space Station, with a goal of measuring the highest energy possible for direct measurement of high-energy cosmic rays.
Jun 19, 2017
Scientists have been studying plant growth on the International Space Station. The results could help boost the productivity of both extraterrestrial and earthly gardens.
May 31, 2017
NASA studies are looking at the effects of space travel on the human body's immune system.
Mar 7, 2017
NASA has launched an ozone sensor to help monitor long-term change in the ozone layer. This sensor, called SAGE III, will be installed on the International Space Station in 2017.
Dec 13, 2016
A new NASA study on the International Space Station is investigating how different light spectra can be used to effect astronauts' sleep, or lack of sleep.