CASIS Board of Directors Welcomes New Members

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla., August 12, 2020 (CASIS PR) – The Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS), the organization that manages the International Space Station (ISS) U.S. National Laboratory pursuant to a Cooperative Agreement with NASA, has inducted four new members to the organization’s board of directors.

As directors on the CASIS board, these highly decorated and scientifically diverse leaders will work with existing board members, executive staff, and NASA stakeholders to determine organizational priorities. The board seeks to ensure and enhance the ability of CASIS to optimize the use of the ISS National Lab through basic and applied space-based investigations that will continue progress toward our nation’s goal of developing a sustainable market economy in low Earth orbit.


CASIS Names Chairman of Board

casis_new_logoKENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL. (June 16, 2014) – The Board of Directors for the Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS) today announced it has designated Lt. General James A. Abrahamson as the group’s Chairman. CASIS is the nonprofit organization tasked with promoting and managing research onboard the International Space Station (ISS) U.S. National Laboratory.

As Chairman, Abrahamson will serve as the CASIS Board spokesperson, and will preside over future Board meetings. Before Lt. Gen. Abrahamson’s designation, Dr. Lewis Duncan, President of Rollins College, served as the interim Chairman for the CASIS Board of Directors.