Archive | May, 2011

To all SSEP Student Flight Experiment Teams Across the Nation: STAND BY! Endeavour Scheduled to Land at KSC 2:35 am EDT, June 1

OK, this is what you’ve all been waiting for. Your experiments are currently scheduled to return to Earth on Endeavour at 2:35 am EDT, Wednesday, June 1, 2011. ITA is now ready to receive the payload at the NASA Space Life Sciences (SLS) Lab at KSC, and begin harvesting operations. NASA informed ITA to expect […]

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SSEP is Proud to Announce the Student Proposals Selected for Spaceflight on STS-135, the Final Flight of the U.S. Space Shuttle Program

We believe that learners must see themselves in the stories we tell, and experience scientific exploration through their own involvement. We also believe that it takes a community to educate a child… and a network of communities to reach a generation. From: Dr. Jeff Goldstein, SSEP National Program Director Center Director, National Center for Earth […]

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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.