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posted Aug 16, 2012, 10:09 AM by Cesar Harada

The International Space station has these nano labs : little research block payloads. I think this is very inspiring for Protei as we can fit many blocks in the long tail.


NanoRacks’ ISS National Lab Facilities – available for your choice of commercial and educational microgravity research

NanoRacks’ low-cost model puts microgravity research projects within the budgetary realm of hundreds of universities, smaller organizations and first-time commercial space research users.

Our U.S. National Lab facilities provide turnkey opportunities for your choice of experimentation and currently includes two NanoLab PlatformsNanoRacks Plate ReaderNanoRacks Microscope and NanoRacks MixStix, providing repeatable microgravity research opportunities onboard the ISS.

NanoLab Platforms

Housing up to 32 individual ‘NanoLab’ microgravity research modules for your choice of research. read more

NanoRacks Plate Reader

Providing 96 individual wells for your research in the microgravity environment inside the ISS. read more

NanoRacks Microscope

Housing your slides for up to 30 days of research and photography in microgravity environment. read more

NanoRacks MixStix

Providing up to 24 individual Fluids Mixing Enclosures for your MixStix microgravity research. read more

Full Spectrum of Capabilities for Small Payloads

NanoRacks provides everything you need to conduct repeatable microgravity research on the Space Station and soon, beyond. Contact us to get going:

  • 20 years of space program experience
  • Partnerships with payload integration organizations
  • Full service NASA safety system
  • Extensive Interaction/Experience with:
    • — NASA Payloads Office
    • — NASA Safety
    • — NASA MOD
  • Interface Control Document Generation
  • Full Service Verification Capabilities
  • Experts at minimizing verification waste

Space Research Opportunities 4 Everyone!

Complete in-house capabilities for payload integration, design and development for all types of organization.