Dr. Humphreys Weighs in on ISS Advertising

September 2020: NASA recently started accepting commercial contracts for missions to the International Space Station (ISS). Initially intended to make the ISS more accessible to scientific companies, the new initiative is attracting unexpected clients. NASA astronauts will soon be tasked with filming cosmetics commercials and transporting souvenirs. Dr. Todd Humphreys comments on this development, saying “If the circus is necessary to maintain the International Space Station, it’s probably a good trade-off.” 

Read the New Scientist article here.