Archive | April, 2020

WATCH LIVE: 8:00 PM ET, TONIGHT, 4/30/20: Virtual Concert Hosted by the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum – “Space Songs: Through the Distance”, with Sting

To all SSEP communities – we understand this is very late notice, but we just found out about this remarkable space-oriented virtual concert. See the list of performers in the invitation below from the National Air and Space Museum, a National Partner on the Student Spaceflight Experiments Program. We hope you can still get word […]

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WATCH LIVE: April 17, 2020 Return to Earth of Astronauts Morgan, Meir, and Skripochka, and a Song by Canadian Astronaut Chris Hadfield (with a Shout-out to Our 2 Canadian SSEP Communities)

In honor of the Soyuz MS-15 return to Earth this Friday with astronauts Andrew Morgan (USA), Jessica Meir (USA) and Oleg Skripochka (Russia), we post the following video. Our hope is this event will excite the current SSEP Student Researchers and teachers and remind former SSEP Student Researchers and teachers of their SSEP experience. We have also posted below 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.