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IT Lead

We have an opening! Overall, hands-on responsibility for Alpha Space’s information systems, including: IT security; administration and maintenance of all IT systems; installation, configuration and maintenance of servers, engineering workstations, and desktop systems. Responsible for upgrades, contingency planning, and disaster prevention and recovery. View the full description and apply now

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Mechanical Designer

We have an opening! AlphaSpace Test & Research Alliance is looking for an experienced designer tojoin our team. We assemble, test, and fly payloads to the International SpaceStation every six months, and we need someone to help design the equipment forour customers’ experiments. View the full description and apply now …

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Individuals and Merchants Can Now Fly Goods on ISS

Goods Flown on ISS with Alpha Space can now be Sold Upon Return to Earth Houston, TX:  Alpha Space Test & Research Alliance has signed a Space Act Agreement with NASA that allows Alpha Space to fly items to space for individuals and companies on a commercial basis. Anyone can …

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Innovation Award for Alpha Space

Alpha Space Test & Research Alliance was named by the Houston Business Journal as one of the most innovative companies in Houston for its business model that includes the MISSE research and development facility on the International Space Station.  MISSE is a commercial testing platform owned and operated by Alpha …

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Alpha Space principal owner receives NASA’s prestigious Exceptional Technology Achievement Medal

Businesswoman and owner of Alpha Space Test and Research Alliance (Alpha Space) and MEI Technologies, Inc. (MEIT) Stephanie Murphy received the Exceptional Technology Achievement Medal from NASA for her leadership in the successful commercial development of a permanent International Space Station (ISS) materials testing facility which significantly expands materials science …

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MISSE is the ideal platform to test your new technology!

  Alpha Space is an ISSNL Implementation Partner that owns and operates the commercial MISSE facility installed on the exterior of the ISS.  With flights and experiment returns about every six months, you can rapidly test and evaluate your material, component or system. Power, data, environmental sensors and four exposure …

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NASA Selects Alpha Space for Lunar Payload

July 1, 2019 Alpha Space Test and Research Alliance, LLC (Alpha Space) announces that NASA selected the company to build a payload destined for the Moon called the Regolith Adherence Characterization (RAC) experiment under its Lunar Surface Instrument and Technology Payloads (LSITP) program. “America is going to the Moon again, …

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Alpha Space celebrates third successful installation of MISSE carriers on the International Space Station

Alpha Space Test and Research Alliance, LLC (Alpha Space), the only company in the world to own and operate a dedicated external testing facility in space, announced today that three new science and experiment carriers have been robotically installed on its MISSE facility on the International Space Station and successfully …

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The ISS National Lab publication highlights Alpha Space and MISSE

UPWARD, the magazine of the ISS National Lab, has highlighted the exciting developments of Alpha Space’s testing platform — MISSE — in a recent article titled, “Tough Enough for Space: Accelerating Materials Testing With a New Permanent Platform.” Click here to read the article which covers the legacy of MISSE, …

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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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