Archive | October, 2013

The Flight of SSEP Falcon 1: ISS On-Orbit Flight Operations Update, Final Experiment to be Activated November 1, 2013

Follow along with the flight of Falcon 1, the SSEP Mission 3a payload of student experiments. The SSEP Falcon I payload of 7 experiments arrived on the International Space Station (ISS) at 8:45 am ET, September 29, 2013. Falcon I was ferried to ISS on the historic first flight of the Orbital Sciences Cygnus spacecraft. […]

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Carried on Cygnus and Currently Aboard ISS, NCESSE is Honored to Present the 32 Mission Patches – Selected From 4,840 Submissions – For the 17 Communities of SSEP Mission 3

The National Center for Earth and Space Science Education, and Arthur C. Clarke Institute for Space Education, are proud and honored to present the 32 Mission Patches representing the 17 communities of SSEP Mission 3 to ISS, including SSEP’s first international community, Stonewall, Manitoba, Canada. The Mission Patches were transported to the International Space Station (ISS) as […]

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New Flight Opportunity for School Districts: Announcing Student Spaceflight Experiments Program (SSEP) Mission 6 to the International Space Station for 2014

Download a PDF of this Press Release After reading this Press Release, be sure to read the SSEP Homepage that serves as an Executive Summary for the program Subscribe to receive email notification of breaking news on SSEP using the Subscribe Box at the bottom of the right column. Student Spaceflight Experiments Program (SSEP) Mission 6 to the […]

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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.