Science Projects on the ISS: NICER & CATS

Have you ever wondered how science missions are selected for operation on the International Space Station? What are the technical challenges for building projects that will be operated onboard and why is the ISS important for their success? Join Ton

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Have you ever wondered how science missions are selected for operation on the International Space Station? What are the technical challenges for building projects that will be operated onboard and why is the ISS important for their success?

Join Tony, Harley and Alberto as they discuss the scientific and technical challenges for operating a science-driven payload on the ISS with scientists who are planning, or are currently operating, instruments on the ISS: The Neutron star Interior Composition Explorer (NICER) project, devoted to the study of neutron stars, and the Cloud-Aerosol Transport System (CATS), which is studying the structure of our Earth’s atmosphere.

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