Archive | April, 2012

ANNOUNCING NEW SSEP FLIGHT OPPORTUNITY – Mission 3 to the International Space Station, for the 2012-2013 Academic Year

Download a PDF of this Press Release After reading this Press Release, be sure to read the New SSEP Homepage Subscribe to receive email updates on the SSEP using the Subscribe Box at the bottom of the right column. Student Spaceflight Experiment Program (SSEP) Mission 3 to the International Space Station Opportunity for Schools to […]

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A Wonderful Invitation from NASA to All SSEP Community Delegations Attending the SpaceX Launch on May 7, 2012

The United States National Aeronautics and Space Administation has extended an invitation to all SSEP Student Researchers, their teachers, and their families attending the launch of the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket on May 7, 2012, to watch the launch from the Press Site at Kennedy Space Center. (Yes that’s the location of the famous countdown […]

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NCESSE Makes Available SSEP Student Certificates of Accomplishment to SSEP Community Program Directors

The goal of the Student Spaceflight Experiments Program (SSEP) is to inspire America’s next generation of scientists and engineers, and engage entire communities in the process. In this vein, we believe that it is vitally important that participating students have a lasting recognition of their involvement in America’s Space Program, and their role as researchers […]

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Video Highlights – SSEP Research Teams, 2011 SSEP National Conference, Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum

Ladies and Gentleman- We would like to introduce the Principal Investigators, Co-Principal Investigators, and Collaborators of three SSEP on STS-134 research teams presenting details of their microgravity experiments at the 2011 SSEP National Conference, Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum (NASM). I think the videos speak for themselves. You can read about the conference at […]

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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.