Microgravity Science News


Mission Press Releases

  • Four Canadian University Teams Selected to Conduct Experiments in Simulated Microgravity
    Students for the Exploration and Development of Space (Canada) - Tuesday, January 17, 2017
    Posted on: 1/18/2017 1:45:37 PM PDT

  • Space-based droplet dynamics lessons?
    American Institute of Physics - Tuesday, October 18, 2016
    Posted on: 10/18/2016 9:27:01 PM PDT

  • Outsourcing Crystal Growth to Space
    American Institute of Physics - Wednesday, March 16, 2016
    Posted on: 3/16/2016 11:28:52 PM PDT

  • UCF Students To Ride 'Vomit Comet' Courtesy of NASA
    University of Central Florida - Tuesday, February 11, 2014
    Posted on: 2/11/2014 5:36:57 PM PDT

  • To boldly go where no glass has gone before
    Queensland University of Technology - Wednesday, April 4, 2012
    Posted on: 4/4/2012 5:33:28 PM PDT

  • Students to Experience Free-Fall for Physics Experiment
    University of Central Florida - Tuesday, November 15, 2011
    Posted on: 11/16/2011 3:05:53 AM PDT

  • Louisiana Tech researchers, NASA partner to conduct zero-gravity experiments
    - Saturday, September 3, 2011
    Posted on: 9/3/2011 4:27:09 PM PDT

  • Astrogenetix's MRSA Research Continues on Discovery's Last Mission
    Astrogenetix - Friday, February 25, 2011
    Posted on: 2/26/2011 1:57:37 AM PDT

  • That's Hot: Engineers to Test Boiling at Zero-Gravity
    University of Maryland -
    Posted on: 2/24/2011 5:36:39 PM PDT

  • Experiment reaches biology milestone with hard X-ray laser
    Arizona State University - Wednesday, February 2, 2011
    Posted on: 2/3/2011 3:07:06 AM PDT

  • Laboratory Giant virus, tiny protein crystals show X-ray laser's power and potential
    Stanford University - Wednesday, February 2, 2011
    Posted on: 2/3/2011 3:00:24 AM PDT

  • New Shepard Experiment to Study Fluid Behavior in Low Gravity
    Purdue University - Wednesday, December 2, 2009
    Posted on: 12/2/2009 3:58:04 PM PDT

  • NASA Invites Students to Drop Everything: Microgravity Research in Drop Towers
    Glenn Research Center - Thursday, September 24, 2009
    Posted on: 9/24/2009 8:47:47 AM PDT

  • First-class protein crystals thanks to weightlessness on earth
    Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research - Wednesday, April 23, 2008
    Posted on: 4/23/2008 6:54:42 AM PDT

  • Media Invited to NASA Glenn to View Space Hardware
    Glenn Research Center - Tuesday, February 5, 2008
    Posted on: 2/5/2008 7:28:11 PM PDT

  • Brevard approved for training program that exposes workforce to microgravity environment
    Brevard Workforce Development Board - Tuesday, February 5, 2008
    Posted on: 2/5/2008 9:32:14 AM PDT

  • Successful launch of Maxus 7
    Swedish Space Corporation - Tuesday, May 2, 2006
    Posted on: 5/2/2006 4:08:10 PM PDT

  • EU-funded 'IMPRESS' takes materials science into space
    European Space Agency - Monday, May 1, 2006
    Posted on: 5/1/2006 9:53:08 PM PDT

  • What no bubbles? Results of the ARIEL experiment from Foton-M2 mission
    European Space Agency - Tuesday, January 10, 2006
    Posted on: 1/10/2006 11:52:25 AM PDT

  • Physical Sciences in Space
    Canadian Space Agency - Friday, May 21, 2004
    Posted on: 5/21/2004 7:19:07 AM PDT

  • Mission Status Releases

  • DRAFT NASA Research Announcement (NRA) Space Biology Research Utilizing Parabolic and Suborbital Flight Campaigns
    NASA HQ - February 10, 2017
    Posted on: 2/10/2017 9:46:02 PM PDT

  • DRAFT NASA Research Announcement (NRA) “Space Biology Research Utilizing Microgravity Simulation Devices”
    NASA HQ - February 10, 2017
    Posted on: 2/10/2017 9:44:46 PM PDT

  • Call for Nominations: National Academies Committee Reviewing Progress on Microgravity Decadal Survey
    American Society for Gravitational and Space Research - May 12, 2016
    Posted on: 5/12/2016 3:15:15 PM PDT

  • Watching Alloys Change from Liquid to Solid Could Lead to Better Metals
    Marshall Space Flight Center - March 4, 2015
    Posted on: 3/5/2015 12:44:23 AM PDT

  • Announcing npj Microgravity - a New Journal
    NASA HQ - February 23, 2015
    Posted on: 2/23/2015 6:08:48 PM PDT

  • Image: Flames in Microgravity
    NASA HQ - June 23, 2011
    Posted on: 6/23/2011 1:54:02 PM PDT

  • Fly Your Thesis! 2011 campaign
    European Space Agency - June 6, 2011
    Posted on: 6/7/2011 1:52:53 AM PDT

  • Europe's new way to experiment in partial gravity
    European Space Agency - June 6, 2011
    Posted on: 6/7/2011 1:51:29 AM PDT

  • NASA Solicitation: Aircraft Maintenacne Operational Support and Microgravty Services Market Research Questionnaire
    Johnson Space Center - October 29, 2010
    Posted on: 10/29/2010 6:34:38 PM PDT

  • Life and Physical Sciences Research for a New Era of Space Exploration: An Interim Report
    National Research Council - August 23, 2010
    Posted on: 8/24/2010 3:28:52 AM PDT

  • NASA Scientist Participant Suborbital Research Program RFI
    Ames Research Center - September 23, 2008
    Posted on: 9/23/2008 11:54:12 AM PDT

  • NASA Research Announcement (NRA) NNH08ZTT002N "Research Opportunities in Fluid Physics"
    NASA Exploration Systems Mission Directorate - June 6, 2008
    Posted on: 6/6/2008 9:32:51 AM PDT

  • NASA Solicitation: Research Opportunities in Fluid Physics
    NASA HQ - May 28, 2008
    Posted on: 5/28/2008 9:17:12 PM PDT

  • End of an Era for SAMS
    Glenn Research Center - November 3, 2005
    Posted on: 11/3/2005 3:06:28 PM PDT

  • NASA ISS Flight Program Physical Sciences Research (PSR) 21 Jul 2004 (under review)
    NASA HQ - July 28, 2004
    Posted on: 7/28/2004 8:57:10 AM PDT

  • NASA Microgravity Fluid Physics Program GRC/MSD ISS Utilization Traffic Model POP Assembly Sequence (RTF March 2005)
    Glenn Research Center - June 24, 2004
    Posted on: 6/24/2004 8:19:02 AM PDT

  • NASA Microgravity Combustion Science Tactical Schedule GRC/MSD ISS Utilization Traffic Model POP Assembly Sequence (RTF March 2005)
    Glenn Research Center - June 24, 2004
    Posted on: 6/24/2004 8:17:18 AM PDT

  • AIP FYI #143: Senate Committee Takes Another Look at NASA Programs
    American Institute of Physics - November 7, 2003
    Posted on: 11/7/2003 2:34:26 PM PDT

  • NASA Research Opportunities in Physical Sciences - Materials Science Proposal Submission Window Open
    NASA Office of Biological and Physical Research (OBPR) - August 4, 2003
    Posted on: 8/4/2003 6:57:57 AM PDT

  • Reduced Gravity Program - Modification to a Previous Presolicitation Notice
    Johnson Space Center - May 6, 2003
    Posted on: 5/6/2003 6:53:03 PM PDT