Archive | September, 2020

To All Student Researchers Now Engaged in SSEP Mission 15 to ISS – A Challenge for the Start of Program: Understanding Weightlessness – You Want Me to Take a Bathroom Scale Where?

 To all SSEP Mission 15 student microgravity researchers, just before his return to Earth on Soyuz 33S, on May 13, 2013, Expedition 35 International Space Station Commander and Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield – the first Canadian to walk in space –released this video. Watch Chris (and his guitar) and see what weightlessness looks like. When watching this movie you’re […]

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Help Select the Two Official Mission Patches for SSEP Mission 14 to ISS – You’re Invited to Vote for Your Favorite Patch Through September 28, 2020

If you are new to the Student Spaceflight Experiments Program (SSEP) you’re invited to read the Home Page, which is an Executive Summary of the program.   Students, teachers, family members, and other stakeholders across your community are invited to select the two Official Mission Patches for SSEP Mission 14 to the International Space Station (ISS). Replicas of these patches will be […]

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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.