Variety of Life and Physical Science Investigations Destined for the Space Station Onboard Northrop Grumman CRS-14
From: Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS)
Posted: Friday, September 25, 2020
More than 20 payloads sponsored by the International Space Station (ISS) U.S. National Laboratory are loaded onto Northrop Grumman’s Cygnus spacecraft, scheduled to launch to the orbiting laboratory no earlier than September 29 at 10:26 p.m. ET. The launch, which will take place from Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia, represents Northrop Grumman’s 14th commercial resupply services (CRS) mission to the space station, contracted through NASA. This mission will deliver a multitude of research experiments to be conducted by ISS crew members over the coming months, including several physical and life science investigations.
Over the years, fundamental and applied life science research has been integral to the mission of the ISS National Lab, as this research in