Archive | June, 2011

SSEP In the News: Recent Media Coverage from Across the SSEP Community Network

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,, May 25, 2011 One Last Student Endeavour Feature Article,, April 26, 2011   […]

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Bo Lowery, SSEP Community Program Co-Director for Jefferson County, Kentucky, Picks Up Experiment Samples

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 […]

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Endeavour HOME: ITA Receives SSEP Payload from NASA

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 […]

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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.