Atlantis has landed safely at Kennedy Space Center, and we will soon be reunited with our space-fish! Depending on when the samples are unloaded from the shuttle, we should have the embryos in hand either tomorrow or Saturday. Dr. Mark … Continue reading →
Author Archive | Drew Roman
Mae Jemison, US Astronaut, gave a talk at a TED conference in 2002. She spoke on the importance of recognizing the need for a balance between art and science. That’s today’s blog post topic as it’s an issue that was … Continue reading →
I am currently in Kissimmee, Florida. I drove down here earlier this past week to attend the final launch of the space shuttle Atlantis. Two SSEP students, Amalia Hosken (my daughter!) and Heba Abuzer, rode down with me. Two more … Continue reading →
Our eggs are in SPACE!! We had a fantastic time at the launch yesterday. The sky cleared up just in time. It was breathtaking to watch. In case you missed it, here is a video from NASA Television. STS-135: Final … Continue reading →
We are down in beautiful Florida for the launch! Everything has gone perfectly so far…except the weather. As of this morning, there was a 70% chance of a weather-related launch delay. Right now we are still a go, but there … Continue reading →
Our student researchers presented their experience at the first ever SSEP Conference at the Smithsonian Institute National Air and Space Museum in early July. This is the power point presentation they shared.
Joe from Blackwater Creek Koi Farm hand delivered our samples to Kennedy Space Center this morning. Thanks, Joe! We were so excited to learn that the fish Joe used for our eggs are a special breed of goldfish that are … Continue reading →
What progress!!! Our SSEPers have worked hard to finish prepping their samples for flight. We had a few hiccups in prep (real life science!!!!), but they were able to get back on track. I have plenty of photographs to share, … Continue reading →
A beautiful picture from NASA’s website.