Archive | June, 2021

SSEP Spaceflight Operations Update – Astronauts Activate Mission 14 and Mission 15 Experiments

The SpaceX CRS-22 vehicle carrying experiments from the SSEP Apollo and Skylab payloads for Mission 14 and 15 to the International Space Station (ISS) blasted off from Space Launch Complex 39A (SLC-39A) at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida, at 1:29 pm EDT on Thursday, June 3, 2021. At 5:09 am EDT, Saturday, June 5, 2021, traveling […]

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WATCH LIVE: Flight of SSEP Mission 14 & 15 Experiments, Launching on SpaceX CRS-22, Thursday, June 3, 1:29 pm ET

Caption: Five experiments from Student Spaceflight Experiment Program (SSEP) Missions 14 and 15 to the International Space Station are scheduled to launch aboard SpaceX-22 at 1:29 pm ET, June 3, 2021, from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Seen above is SpaceX-21 docked at the International Space Station against the limb of Earth, SpaceX-21 launched […]

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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.