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Alpha Space Launches its First MISSE Resupply Mission

Alpha Space Test and Research Alliance, LLC (Alpha Space) launched its latest set of MISSE carriers to the International Space Station on Nov. 17, 2018 aboard the Northrop Grumman NG-10 resupply mission.  Alpha Space owns and operates the MISSE, an orbiting commercial science and testing facility that is permanently installed on …

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Alpha Space’s Commercial Test Facility En Route to Provide Unique, In-Space Capability

Alpha Space Test and Research Alliance, LLC (Alpha Space) announced today the launch of its commercial science and testing facility “MISSE” to the International Space Station (ISS) aboard the SpaceX CRS-14 resupply mission. Alpha Space owns and operates the MISSE, an orbiting commercial science facility that will be permanently installed …

Science on board MISSE

MISSE-9 Science

Launch Date: April 2, 2018 The MISSE-9 experiment complement is composed of 229 individual samples from both commercial customers and NASA. Samples include 3-D printed materials, sensors, sensor components, textiles, carbon fiber laminates, paints, coatings, polymers, and composites. Each sample is custom mounted to decks that are installed in each …

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NASA Media Teleconference set for March 19 to discuss MISSE and the next Resupply Mission

NASA will host a media teleconference at 11 a.m. EDT Monday, March 19, to discuss a number of science investigations and instruments launching in April to the International Space Station on the next SpaceX commercial resupply mission. Alpha Space will be participating in the following capacity: Stephanie Murphy, founder of …

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NASA highlights past MISSE successes and the importance of its future

NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center demonstrates the uniqueness of the MISSE flight facility, its past successes and the importance of its future in the article titled “Material Samples to be Tested on the International Space Station.” Click here to read the article. Pictured: An astronaut mounts a previous version of …

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Alpha Space secures first hardware component in space

Officials at Alpha Space Test and Research Alliance, LLC (Alpha Space), an advanced technology company offering space environment exposure testing in space, are excited to announce its first hardware component, the Materials International Space Station Experiment (MISSE) Transfer Tray (MTT) – part of the MISSE cargo supply which will take …