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ISS National Lab Spotlight

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    SpaceX CRS-19

    The ISS is poised to receive a multitude of critical research and supplies as part of SpaceX’s 19th commercial resupply services mission to the orbiting laboratory. The launch—currently slated for no earlier than December 4—will deliver a wide variety of research investigations sponsored by the U.S. National Laboratory designed to leverage the unique space-based environment of the station to benefit life on Earth.

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    RFP 2019-3: Industrial Biomedicine Research and Development Onboard the ISS National Laboratory

    The purpose of this Request for Proposals (RFP) is to solicit project concepts that propose use of the ISS National Laboratory for investigations in the field of industrial biomedicine. Investigators associated with any U.S.-based institution (academic, government, commercial, or nonprofit) may propose ISS National Laboratory flight experiments to enable biomedical advancements with a defined pathway for translation from scientific research to industrial or clinical applications, such as new therapeutics, medical procedures, or diagnostic devices.

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