ARK 1 Patch (image) NASA/Johnson Space Center Caption The research launching on SpaceX-3 culminates the first series, ARK 1, of CASIS-sponsored investigations while managing the International Space Station US National Laboratory. This is the mission patch for the ARK 1 investigation suite. Credit CASIS Usage Restrictions CASIS Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.