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MISSE enabling pharmaceutical research by The University of Adelaide

MISSE will enable the University of Adelaide to study the effects of spaceflight on medicinal drug formulations.  Pharmaceutical stability on long duration flights is very important for maintaining crew health.  Alpha Space is collaborating with Space Tango to enable parallel studies inside and outside of the ISS. Space Tango and …

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Alpha Space featured in ISS National Laboratory blog post

Mark Gittleman, President and CEO of Alpha Space, contributed to a recent blog post with ISS National Laboratory about bringing new products to market faster with lower costs using Alpha Space’s commercial space testing services. https://www.issnationallab.org/blog/iss20-alpha-space-misse/

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Alpha Space is featured on “Houston We Have a Podcast.”

Learn how materials and technologies are tested against the extreme temperature swings, atomic oxygen, or the vacuum of space aboard the @Space_Station on this week’s “Houston We Have a Podcast.”   https://images.nasa.gov/details-ep150_technology_vs_space

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ISSNL MISSE FUNDING OPPORTUNITY

Funding is now available from the ISS National Laboratory to fly your experiment or technology on MISSE. The deadline to submit your proposal is May 22, 2020.  Visit RFP No. ISSNL 2020-3: UTILIZING MISSE FOR MATERIALS SCIENCE RESEARCH AND TECHNOLOGY DEMONSTRATIONS IN SPACE for more information and application instructions. Check …

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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 …