ISS Partners Pitch Research Capabilities to UN States

International Space Station

NASA PROGRAM UPDATE

NASA participated today in a seminar to create awareness among United Nations member states on potential uses of the International Space Station. At the request of the U.N.’s Office for Outer Space Affairs, NASA and its international partner agencies attended the outreach seminar in Vienna.

Representatives from NASA; the Canadian Space Agency; the European Space Agency; the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency; and the Russian Federal Space Agency presented information on their respective capabilities available on the orbiting outpost. They discussed the station’s management structure, research facilities, research accomplishments, education outreach activities and mechanisms for cooperation. (…) Read the rest of ISS Partners Pitch Research Capabilities to UN States (190 words)

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