Archive | December, 2010

Eggs Shipped

We received three phone calls from Americulture today as they pulled 100,000 eggs two days early so that they could ship roughly 50 eggs to ITA for our fluids and compatibility test.  We are so appreciative of all of their … Continue reading →

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Welcome to the JMS SSEP blog!

SSEP at Jackson began shortly after my amazing experience as a Honeywell Educator at Space Academy at the US Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville, AL. I learned about the opportunity to put a student’s experiment on the space shuttle … Continue reading →

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SSEP National Press Release – STS-134 Experiments Selected, STS-135 Opportunity Announced

Download a PDF of this Press Release After reading this Press Release, be sure to read the New SSEP Homepage Subscribe to receive email updates on the SSEP using the Subscribe Box at the bottom of the right column. Student Experiments on Space Shuttle Endeavour Flight Attract National Attention in Bold New STEM Education Program […]

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New Pages at the SSEP Community Network Hubsite

We have just added two new pages at the SSEP Community Network Hubsite. There is now a page titled  “Selected Experiments on STS-134″, and a page “In Our Own Words” which captures thoughts from students, teachers, administrators, and funders on what the Student Spaceflight Experiments Program means to their community. If what you read on […]

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IMPORTANT NEW PAGE Dedicated to the Requirements of the Upcoming Fluid/Sample Compatibility Test

To all student flight experiment teams- As NCESSE received detailed information regarding the upcoming ITA Fluid/Sample Compatibility Test, we passed that information along in posts on this Blog, and created a new FAQ section dedicated to the test. But it has lead to basic information being disseminated piecemeal, and spread across multiple locations on this […]

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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.