ISS Research & Development Conference

Low earth orbit offers tremendous opportunities for research and development across a wide variety of applications. For more than 20 years, the International Space Station has been the ideal platform for experiments, demonstrations, and studies to benefit all aspects of life on earth and in space.

The annual International Space Station R&D Conference is an interactive and intensive event where you will hear from leaders within the academic, commercial, and government communities who are all leveraging the International Space Station and pushing their research to new heights.


July 31-August 03, 2023 in Seattle,WA

The Call for Abstracts is now open for the Technical Sessions of the ISS R&D Conference. Professionals from industry, academia, and government as well as students are invited to participate and share their exciting research.

Presentation Topics for this conference include:

  • Biology and Medicine
  • Commercial and Nongovernment Use
  • In-Space Production Applications
  • Earth and Space Science Using Remote Sensing
  • Finances
  • Human Health in Space
  • Physical Sciences and Materials Development
  • Plant Science
  • STEM Education
  • Technology Development and Demonstration
  • Innovative Solutions

Abstracts are due Monday, April 24th at 11:59PM EST. Information on abstracts and the ISSRDC Event are available via the buttons below.

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