The Materials Science Research Rack allows researchers to study a variety of materials in space to improve performance on Earth.
The results are in: the first eight years of International Space Station science are a success.
Several hundred materials samples returned to Earth with the STS-128 space shuttle crew.
A new study aboard the International Space Station will examine changes in astronaut hearts during six months in space.
The Integrated Immune experiment monitors the human immune system before, during and after spaceflight.
NASA and Google Earth have teamed to make it easier for everyone to see striking Earth photographs.
Cleanliness is not just the dirt one can see. It’s also a matter of bacteria and parasites. That’s why -- even though there is no floor -- there is no five second rule on the space station.
The NASA Engineering Design Challenge offers basil seeds from space.
NASA tests how to supply drinking water to people living on the moon or Mars.
Cardiovascular systems get 'lazy' in space, but a new study gets blood flowing on board the space station.
Barbara Morgan carries millions of basil seeds to space and returns with millions more.
A look back and a look ahead at science aboard the International Space Station.
Scientists study fluid physics on the space station to improve fuel tanks and other systems for future spacecraft.
The International Space Station provides a 'hands-on classroom' for students around the world.
The International Polar Year will have unprecedented access to an out-of-this-world platform -- 210 miles up in space.
A multi-agency task force looks at how the Space Station National Laboratory can inspire teachers and students about science, technology, engineering and math.
Bigger bones are not always stronger bones, according to a recent NASA study of space station astronauts.
High school students win $10,000 in scholarships for work on a space station experiment.
NASA conducts an in-flight study of long-duration spaceflight on the human body.
NASA researchers study smoke particles to improve smoke detectors and help prevent fires in space.