Archive | February, 2013

Virginia General Assembly Honors Russell County Public Schools Involvement in SSEP Mission 2 to ISS with Resolution

The Honorable J. Jack Kennedy, Jr., Clerk of the Circuit Court of Wise County in the City of Norton, VA,  who was instrumental in bringing the Student Spaceflight Experiments Program to Virginia’s Russell County (Mission 2 to ISS) and Wise County (Mission 3 to ISS) provided the following exciting news– “The 2013 Virginia General Assembly passed […]

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SSEP Mission 3 to ISS Certificates of Accomplishment: Teachers, Local Partners, and Individuals

The Student Spaceflight Experiments Program would not be possible without the passion and unwavering dedication to our children of all the teachers and administrators in the SSEP communities, the Local Partner Organizations that embrace the spirit of community and the importance of education, and the individuals that step to the plate as quiet heroes serving […]

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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.