The NASA Flight Readiness Review for the Launch of the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket and Dragon spacecraft was held on April 16, 2012. NASA reports that we are a ‘go’ for launch on April 30, 12:22 pm ET from Space Launch Complex 40 at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.
ALL SSEP COMMUNITIES SENDING DELEGATIONS TO THE LAUNCH ARE NOW URGED TO LOCK IN THEIR ATTENDANCE NUMBERS BY CONTACTING NCESSE.
For more information please see the Launch Viewing Plans for SpaceX Dragon page.
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SSEP is the first pre-college STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) education program that is both a U.S. national initiative and implemented as an on-orbit commercial space venture. SSEP is a program of the National Center for Earth and Space Science Education, enabled through NanoRacks LLC, which is working in partnership with NASA under a Space Act Agreement as part of the utilization of the International Space Station as a National Laboratory.