Archive | June, 2010

New Underwriting Has Reduced SSEP Cost, and Small School District (or Single School Option) Now Significantly Enhanced

Impact of Underwriting The SSEP Team has been able to secure underwriting for a number of SSEP national program activities, including: the ongoing development and support of this web site; the development of the custom SSEP web sites to be provided to participating communities; and staff time for rollout of the SSEP, including national dissemination […]

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The Student Spaceflight Experiments Program (SSEP) is a program of the National Center for Earth and Space Science Education (NCESSE) in the U.S., and the Arthur C. Clarke Institute for Space Education internationally. It is enabled through a strategic partnership with DreamUp PBC and NanoRacks LLC, which are working with NASA under a Space Act Agreement as part of the utilization of the International Space Station as a National Laboratory. SSEP is the first pre-college STEM education program that is both a U.S. national initiative and implemented as an on-orbit commercial space venture.