Archive | December, 2012

NASA FEATURE ARTICLE: Student Scientists Seek and Share Results From Space Station Studies

At NASA’s website, over at the International Space Station RESEARCH pages, there is a wonderful article on SSEP written this month by Jessica Nimon, the Research Communications Manager at the NASA ISS Program Science office at Johnson Space Center. The article highlights experimental findings from SSEP student research teams as reported at the July 2012 […]

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In Our Own Words: “MAGICAL”, Interlake School Division, Manitoba, Canada – SSEP’s First International Community

Interlake School Division in Stonewall, Manitoba, Canada, is the first International SSEP community, and is one of 17 communities participating in Mission 3 to ISS. For International Communities, SSEP is sponsored by th Arthur C. Clarke Institute for Space Education. Maria Nickel, the SSEP Community Program Director for Interlake, recently sent the email below to […]

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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.