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Fish in Space

The shuttle launch was great yesterday morning.  The MDA mini-Laboratory containing the SSEP experiments should now be activiated.  The first slide of the MDA blocks was scheduled to take place at 3:45 am EDT this morning.  The second slide of the blocks, which … Continue reading →

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MDA Hand Off

The MDA was supposed to be handed off at 5:00 am this morning.  Our experiment should be sitting on the shuttle now waiting for liftoff.  Launch party will be held starting at 8:30 am.  Tried find Tang to serve at … Continue reading →

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Damon from Americulture emailed me to see if he should set up a breeder tank or if we should use the more mature production tank eggs.  We decided to go with the more mature production tank eggs.  We had a … Continue reading →

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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.