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NASA Astronaut to Inspire Artemis Generation in Boston

NASA Space Technology

April 22, 2024

NASA astronaut Stephen Bowenalong with representatives from NASA and the Global Space Put Nationwide Laboratory, will search the suggestion of with Boston on Wednesday, April 24, and Thursday, April 25, as half of the company’s Shuttle situation Put to highlight research opportunities aboard the web page.

Shuttle situation Put used to be created to coach the general public and engage prospective researchers about the benefits, capabilities, and opportunities to make consume of the dwelling web page. The dwelling web page has been continuously inhabited for more than 23 years, enabling more than 5,000 researchers to conduct more than 3,500 innovative experiments in the areas of biology and biotechnology, human health, dwelling and physical science, and expertise.

All thru the week, NASA and the ISS Nationwide Lab will meet with a ramification of tutorial institutions, industry incubators, and non-public-sector corporations with ties to the Boston neighborhood. All thru the visits, Bowen will provide perspectives on living and dealing in dwelling.

Media who wish interview Bowen throughout the outreach events in Boston, must nonetheless contact Kara Slaughter at [email protected] or 281-483-5111.

Bowen used to be the important submarine officer selected to be a NASA astronaut. He most lately served as commander of NASA’s SpaceX Crew-6 mission to the web page the set he used to be half of a six-month research mission, Expedition 69. He is a dilapidated of three dwelling shuttle flights to the web page, collectively with STS-126, STS-132, and STS-133. Bowen has logged a total of 227 days in dwelling and performed 10 extravehicular activities in his occupation. His 10 spacewalks win him one in every of five humans who believe performed that many spacewalks and he’s third on the all-time list for most cumulative spacewalking time. Bowen and the crews of Expedition 68 and 69 performed more than 200 science experiments collectively with tissue chip research, bioprinting human cells and tissues in dwelling, and discovering out antibodies in microgravity. Bowen is a Massachusetts native and earned his bachelor’s degree from the US Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland, and his master’s degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Know-how in Cambridge.

Over time, NASA’s Shuttle situation Put has led to research collaborations aboard the orbiting laboratory with a ramification of tutorial and industrial corporations. This search the suggestion of with additionally is a prelude to the thirteenth annual Global Space Put Be taught and Remark Convention at the Boston Marriott Copley Sq. from July 29 – Aug. 1, 2024.

Be taught more about the Global Space Put and its crews at:

http://www.nasa.gov/web page

Locate the Global Space Put U.S. Nationwide Laboratory at:



Kara Slaughter

Johnson Space Center, Houston


[email protected]


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