Bio – Dan Barstow

Dan Barstow
Education Manager, Center for Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS)

Dan Barstow is Education Manager for the ISS at the Center for Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS). CASIS manages the ISS National Lab, and is one of the sponsors of SSEP. Barstow is an educator with a strong background in Earth and space science. He was Principal Investigator of Windows on Earth, President of the Challenger Learning Centers, and Director of the Center for Earth and Space Science Education.

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.