The students are not too happy about delay but two in Florida just met some of the astronauts.
Archive | April, 2011
We will wait for NASA to have press conference at 4pm today (Friday) and then plan next step. If Monday launch – at 2:33 pm – we will watch it from school.
We’d all met up in the parking lot in Merritt Island, Florida, met up with SSEP communities from across the country, put a face to Dr. Goldstein, caravanned out to the Kars Park viewing site and staked out our launch … Continue reading →
Poster Board 1
Preparations are underway back at the school – launch is right after school tomorrow.
NanoRacks has just informed us that the MDA payload for STS-134 is now aboard the Space Shuttle Endeavour, and we are all ready for launch tomorrow afternoon. Congratulations to all student teams for their hard work preparing the experiments for flight!
Lots of statistics about the chances for an on time launch were shared. During the mission the crew will instal the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer experiment – a cosmic particle detector that utilizes the first ever superconducting magnet flown i…
Endeavour on the lanuch pad.
The National Center for Earth and Space Science Education (NCESSE), and NanoRacks, LLC, are proud to pass on word from NASA that the Student Spaceflight Experiments Program (SSEP) is now featured at the NASA.gov website. Besides the main article, there is a separate feature article—written by the communities themselves—for 13 of the 16 SSEP communities […]
We have just completed the Live Coverage of SSEP on STS-134 page. Please visit the page to see all the (way cool) available resources. We now have Student Voices of Mission Control operational for 8 communities: Shelton, Lincolnwood, El Paso, Chicago (WELCOME ABOARD SSEP, CHICAGO!), Broward County, and Crown Point (WELCOME ABOARD SSEP, CROWN POINT!), […]