Hello, my name is Eric. My research question is “Does microgravity effect fish reproduction?” I am planning to send guppy eggs and sperm to space, to measure the effect of weightlessness on fertilization. My question for a scientist: How do … Continue reading →
Archive | May, 2011
NASA has now indicated that the launch will be no earlier than May 10th.
To all student experiment teams, here is the revised plan for re-loading the mini-lab, and its turnover to NASA, based on a No-Earlier-Than (NET) May 10 launch: New samples must arrive no later than Saturday morning, May 7 (FedEx arrival by 10:30 am is fine) Note: you might consider arrival of your samples by Friday […]
We provided a schedule for 9 student teams to re-submit fresh experiment samples based on a no-earlier-than May 8 launch date in a SSEP National Blog Post dated May 1, 2011. It required arrival of samples at the payload processing lab no later than Thursday morning, May 5. In light of NASA’s announcement yesterday (May […]
I asked some of the students to share a few words about their experiences with SSEP so that I may post them on the blog. So far, I’ve received: -My name is Heba Abuzer and I’m in 6th grade. My … Continue reading →
NASA has now indicated that the launch will be no earlier than May 8th.
NCESSE received a de-brief this evening from NanoRacks and ITA regarding the plan for moving forward with payload flight readiness. We are now proceeding under the assumption of a May 8 launch. The MDA mini-laboratory will be flushed of all existing experiment samples and sterilized on Monday May 2. The reload of experiment samples will […]
SSEP Experiment Status: We have reposted NASA’s Sunday, May 1, 10:01 am EDT, update below, as it appeared at NASA.gov. We will provide status reports on NanoRacks and ITA payload processing of the SSEP experiments on this SSEP National Blog. Teacher facilitators for all student experiment teams need to be reachable as we proceed through […]