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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 …

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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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Alpha Space Names Leader In Space Commercialization As New President And CEO

Alpha Space Test and Research Alliance, LLC (Alpha Space), a commercial space and advanced technology company offering environmental exposure testing in space, has named Mark Gittleman as its new president and chief operating officer. “Alpha Space has successfully built and integrated the MISSE platform to conduct commercial research at the …

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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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Materials Science Research Webinar – Feb. 20, 2018

CASIS will conduct a webinar on February 20, 2018 from 4:00 to 5:00 PM EST to discuss the benefits of materials science research in space, the MISSE platform, and possible experimental options. Interested participants in the webinar must pre-register through the following site: https://www.iss-casis.org/research-on-the-iss/solicitations/materials-science-2018/

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CASIS and Alpha Space Announce Materials Science and Technology Research Funding Opportunity , Provides Researchers an Opportunity to Leverage the Materials International Space Station Flight Facility

[the submission period is now closed] The Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS) and Alpha Space Test and Research Alliance, LLC (Alpha Space) are partnering to provide the materials research and technology sectors with an opportunity to access and utilize the Alpha Space Materials International Space Station …

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CASIS lists Alpha Space as Implementation Partner

Alpha Space is proud to share it is now a CASIS Implementation Partner. Implementation Partners are “currently elevating the caliber of ISS R&D by enabling investigations onboard this powerful research platform.” Click here to see more about what Alpha Space offers as a partner.  

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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 …

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Alpha Space signs cooperative agreement with NASA to offer first-in-the-world research flight facility

Alpha Space Test and Research Alliance (Alpha Space), a newly formed spin-off company of MEI Technologies, Inc. (MEIT), announced today that a   cooperative agreement has been signed with NASA to conduct a commercial   project that will lead to the development, integration, deployment and   operation of the Materials …