Thursday, March 29, 2012

New Brochure Available Online: International Space Station Benefits for Humanity

The International Space Station enables researchers from all over the world to perform innovative experiments that could not be done anywhere else. This unique laboratory environment produces advancements in science and technology that benefit everyday life on Earth. Download this brochure to learn more about these innovations and share them with your students

The International Space Station Benefits for Humanity brochure is a collection of in-depth descriptions about benefits from research on the space station. The benefits outlined serve as examples of the space station’s potential as a groundbreaking scientific research facility.

This collection was developed collaboratively by the members of the Canadian Space Agency, European Space Agency, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, NASA and the Russian Federal Space Agency.

To view the brochure, visit

The Educational Materials section of NASA's website offers classroom activities, educator guides, posters and other types of resources that are available for use in the classroom. Materials are listed by type, grade level and subject. For more NASA-related education resources, visit