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News Archive / Tagged: CASIS

  • ISS 2018 mission patch revealed

    Laurel KornfeldJune 14th, 2018

    The 2018 International Space Station (ISS) mission patch, which represents all science payloads on the space station during the calendar year, has been unveiled.

  • CASIS announces change of leadership

    Jason RhianFebruary 17th, 2018

    KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL (February 16, 2018) – The Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS) has announced that President and Executive Director Gregory H. Johnson plans to leave the nonprofit organization effective March 10, 2018, after serving in that position for nearly five years.

  • Boeing, CASIS award half million dollars for space station research

    Christopher PaulNovember 20th, 2017

    Boeing and the Center for Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS) awarded $500,000 to three microgravity experiments to be performed aboard the International Space Station. Three startups – Cellino Biotech, Guardian Technologies, and MakerHealth – are receiving the money. The startup accelerator firm MassChallenge is awarding the money.

  • Science fiction meets real life: Lucasfilm creates mission patch for ISS National Lab

    Curt GodwinSeptember 8th, 2017

    Taking a modern twist on a longstanding spaceflight tradition of mission patch design, the Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS) partnered with Lucasfilm to blend iconic images from the Star Wars franchise with a real-world space station for its latest mission patch.

  • Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy characters featured on ISS patch

    Derek RichardsonJuly 23rd, 2016

    The Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS) unveiled a patch that represents all payloads intended to launch to the International Space Station (ISS) U.S. National Laboratory in 2016. The patch, designed by Marvel Custom Solutions Group, features Guardians of the Galaxy characters Rocket and Groot.