The International Space Station in space with the Earth below in the background.

Some of the projects we support are out of this world! Our staff are supporting the University of North Dakota by providing world class laboratory space near the Kennedy Space Center to enable 3-D printing and testing of NASA’s astronaut suits. Check out this video on why this these new suits are important to NASA’s mission and the safety of their astronauts. 

We provide operations, facility, and IT support, and health and safety oversight for the Space Life Sciences Laboratory, a joint effort between State of Florida and NASA for payloads bound to the International Space Station.   

This facility is a full-service, multi-tenant research laboratory supporting Earth and Space Life Science technology and product development. It’s located in Exploration Park on federal property directly outside the security perimeter of NASA’s Kennedy Space Center. 

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expansive seagrass meadow

World Seagrass Day!  

Seagrasses are critical to coastal and ocean ecosystems, protecting coastlines from erosion, stabilizing ocean sediment, and improving water clarity. They provide food and shelter for aquatic life, including seahorses, turtles, thousands of species of fish, and more. In addition, they are amazing carbon sequesters, meaning they absorb atmospheric carbon reducing greenhouse gases. On World Seagrass Day, we…

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Over 40 Years of Support

Since 1982, members of our staff have supported EPA’s Office of Pesticide Programs. As part of this contract, our staff assess environmental and human health impacts on anthropogenic chemicals. The agricultural industry is critical to food and textile production, it is a large contributor to the U.S. economy. Not only does the industry provide food…

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Happy World Ocean Day 

The ocean covers about 71 percent of the Earth’s surface, and life on this planet depends heavily on the ocean. We celebrate its vast being and presence each year on June 8. With CSS so heavily dedicated to Earth and environmental science, it makes sense that many CSS employee owners are deeply embedded in ocean…