Archive | July, 2016

WATCH LIVE: Flight of SSEP M8 Kitty Hawk, Launching on SpaceX CRS-9, July 18, 2016, 12:45 am EDT

The SSEP Mission 8 to ISS flight experiments payload Kitty Hawk is scheduled to launch tomorrow, Monday, July 18, 2016, at 12:45 am EDT from Space Launch Complex 40, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, FL, aboard SpaceX CRS-9. SSEP Kitty Hawk is comprised of 15 microgravity experiments. The night launch of the Falcon 9 rocket […]

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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.