Media are invited to tour the Space Life Sciences Lab at NASA's Kennedy Space Center at 10 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 9, for an exciting update on current research activities supporting the Vision for Space Exploration. Transportation to the SLS Lab will depart at 9:45 a.m. from the Gate 3 Pass and Identification Building, located on State Road 405.
Scientists will discuss ongoing research being performed in support of future space exploration initiatives. Topics will include space agriculture, biotechnology, microgravity, biomedicine and conservation biology, among others.
The more than 100,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art facility officially opened in November 2003 and is home to researchers of NASA, the University of Florida, NASA's Life Sciences Services contractor Dynamac Corporation, Bionetics Corporation, and academia affiliated with the Florida Space Research Institute.
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