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Welcome to the Space Life Sciences education website! Here you will find resources on living organisms in the space environment. Visit the topic sections for more information, and return to the website often for news on space life sciences research.

Classroom Topics

The word Body below light-blue silhouette of a man's head
The word Plants below light green leaf
The word Food below red apple

The word Habitats below simple yellow house
The words Life Beyond below fuchsia-colored planets and moons


Space Station Research and News

NASA astronaut Mike Fossum, Expedition 28 flight engineer, inspects a new growth experiment on the BIO-5 Rasteniya-2, or Plants-2, payload with its LADA-01 greenhouse in the Zvezda Service Module of the International Space Station. (NASA) Astronaut Mike Fossum, Expedition 28 flight engineer, inspects a new growth experiment on the space station. Image Credit: NASA

Latest Research News and Features

Look for NASA space life sciences articles on the space station News and Features page.

Weekly Update From the International Space Station
NASA posts weekly highlights about science on the space station.

ISS Research on Twitter
Follow the latest research being conducted on the International Space Station.

Space Station Research Blog "A Lab Aloft"
Guest bloggers post updates about what's happening on the space station.

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Page Last Updated: October 8th, 2014
Page Editor: Sandra May