The SHERE experiment tests rotation effects on the stress and strain response of a polymer fluid being stretched in microgravity.
A plant experiment flown on Atlantis gave insights to scientists researching bacteria that may help plants produce proteins.
Any scientist can tell you that research is a time-consuming pursuit. In fact, it can take decades to show results.
It's been a decade since the first Materials International Space Station Experiment, or MISSE, was deployed on the International Space Station.
Not all great collaborations are planned. In fact, many of the best partnerships are the work of timing and serendipity.
Chefs across the globe may not know it yet, but their baker’s yeast just left the kitchen and blasted off into low Earth orbit.
Through the Student Spaceflight Experiments Program, 11 communities will take part in the final space shuttle flight.
Atlantis has launched to the Space Station, carrying research ranging from microscopic cell research to macroscopic technology development equipment.
NASA is equipping the trio of SPHERES on the space station with a Nexus™ S handset made by Samsung Electronics and powered by Google’s Android™ platform.
It's hard to sleep in a strange place, but just imagine free floating in a spacecraft orbiting the Earth like the International Space Station crew.
NASA to test water purification method for long-duration space exploration.
How do you keep electronic and computer components from overheating in space?
Ever since they were announced, the spiders in space have been living in the limelight.
After much work and anticipation, STORRM, or Sensor Test for Orion Relative Navigation Risk Mitigation, was successfully demonstrated during Endeavour’s recent mission to the International Space Station.
If art is in the eye of the beholder, then space aficionados may hail the International Space Station as a technological masterpiece.
In today's classroom, students have the opportunity to take their lessons to a whole new stratosphere.
The AMS will be the most advanced charge particle detector flown in space, increasing our knowledge of antimatter and dark matter.
Space Shuttle Endeavour launched to the International Space Station on May 16, carrying with it a mix of research to be performed.
Potable water is one of the primary and most important assets for human survival, and stowage in space comes at a premium.
The very idea of spiders in space brings to mind campy, black and white horror films involving eight-legged monsters.