The International Space Station U.S. National Laboratory has compiled a series of metrics that encompasses all of the major functions for the organization. The tables on this page are dedicated to showcasing all progress that has been made within these core functions, from lab utilization to grant value and outreach.
Secure Strategic Flight Projects
Generate stimulated significant, impactful, and measurable demand from customers willing to pay for access and therefore recognize the value of the ISS as an innovation platform.
**Estimates are based on annual subject matter expert review of self-reported projections from principal investigators. It includes all projects that provide data for the analysis.
Secure Independent Funding
Leverage external funding to support ISS National Lab projects through collaborative sponsorships and third-party investments.
The ISS National Lab to maximize and optimize utilization of the allocation of crew time, ascent flight resources, and in-orbit facilities.
Build positive perception of the ISS National Lab within key audience communities.
Build Reach in STEM
Create STEM programs, educational partnerships, and educational outreach initiatives using ISS National Lab-related content.
* Grants include awards to projects and programs as well as modifications and extensions.
***Informational trend as they occur, not target.
**** Total STEM grants awarded included in the Total Value of ISS National Lab Grants Awarded figure above.