After a 16 day journey orbiting the earth at 14,500 mph, and a few days with FedEx, our materials were returned and we got out first looks at Dr. Gouaux’s lab.
Archive | June, 2011
The new Launch Plans for STS-135 page is now up at the SSEP website. It can be accessed directly from the Current Flight Opportunities link in the navigation banner at the top of all pages at the SSEP website. All STS-135 Community Program Directors and representatives of partners are directed to the page. Please Contact […]
The following stories have just been added to the SSEP In the News page at the SSEP Community Network Hubsite— National and International Student Scientists Fly Investigations to the Space Station Feature Article, International Space Station Research News, NASA.gov, May 25, 2011 http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/station/research/news/ssep.html One Last Student Endeavour Feature Article, NASA.gov, April 26, 2011 http://www.nasa.gov/audience/foreducators/one-last-shuttle-endeavour.html […]
Bo Lowery, the SSEP Community Program Co-Director for Jefferson County, Kentucky (The Academy @Shawnee), personally traveled to Kennedy Space Center to pick up the harvested experiment samples for their experiment The Effect of Micro-gravity on the Viability of Lactobacillus GG. Grades 9, 10, and 11, The Academy @Shawnee Principal Investigator: Jade Burton Co-Investigators: Ben Bommarrito, Alejandro Cid, Miranda […]
Space Shuttle Atlantis at the launch pad, getting ready for its targeted July 8 launch, and the final flight of the U.S. Space Shuttle Program with 11 SSEP Experiments aboard. Photo from @nasakennedy
ITA has informed NCESSE this morning that the samples harvested from 12 of 16 SSEP experiments were shipped yesterday via FedEx or UPS (the carrier requested by the flight experiment teams) for delivery today. Samples for the remaining 4 experiments will be shipped today for delivery tomorrow (June 3). This morning, NCESSE is contacting the […]
Welcome back to Earth—back home—Mark, Greg, Mike, Greg, Andrew, and Roberto. We’ve been expecting you. Have you seen your landing yet? Here you go— At 6:25 am EDT this morning, ITA reported receiving the mini-laboratory payload from NASA that contains the experiments of the Student Spaceflight Experiments Program, a culmination of 20,000 grade 5-14 students […]