In The News – SSEP Mission 7 to ISS

last revised: January 22, 2017

 

National and International Coverage

Dragon Arrives at Space Station with Inflatable Habitat in Tow
Spaceflight Now, April 10, 2016
https://spaceflightnow.com/2016/04/10/dragon-arrives-at-space-station-with-inflatable-habitat-in-tow/

For Some, Loss of CRS-7 Dragon is Personal
Spaceflight Insider, July 2, 2015
http://www.spaceflightinsider.com/organizations/space-exploration-technologies/for-some-loss-of-crs-7-dragon-is-personal/

SpaceX Rocket Explosion Dashes Hopes of Teen Scientists After Destruction of High School Experiments
Tech Times, July 1, 2015
http://www.techtimes.com/articles/65158/20150701/spacex-rocket-explosion-dashes-hopes-of-teen-scientists-after-destruction-of-high-school-experiments.htm

Failed SpaceX Flight Claims Student Experiments from Delaware and New Jersey
NewsWorks, June 30, 2015
http://www.newsworks.org/index.php/local/healthscience/83617-failed-spacex-flight-claims-student-experiments-from-delaware-new-jersey/

California Schools Lose Experiments in SpaceX Rocket Failure
The Associated Press, June 30, 2015
http://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/news/2015/jun/30/california-schools-lose-experiments-in-spacex/

Students Lose Science Experiments on SpaceX Explosion
Education World, June 29, 2015
http://www.educationworld.com/a_news/students-lose-science-experiments-spacex-explosion-907542038/

VIDEO: SpaceX Rocket Explosion Detroys Students’ Science Experiment
ABC News, June 29, 2015
http://abcnews.go.com/Technology/spacex-rocket-explosion-destroys-students-science-experiment/story?id=32101336

Three California Schools Lose Experiments in SpaceX Rocket Explosion
The Los Angeles Times, June 29, 2015
http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-california-schools-spacex-20150629-story.html

 

Grant, Oregon

Students to Conduct an Experiment on International Space Station
FrenchTribune.com, September 6, 2014
http://frenchtribune.com/teneur/1423538-students-conduct-experiment-international-space-station

 

 

Local and Regional Coverage

La Verne, California

Students’ Experiments Lost in SpaceX Rocket Explosion
MyNews13.com, Florida, July 1, 2015
http://www.mynews13.com/content/news/cfnews13/news/article.html/content/news/articles
/cfn/2015/6/29/spacex_explosion_experiments_lost.html/

SpaceX Explosion Destroys La Verne Students’ Science Experiment
Redlands Daily Facts, California, June 29, 2015
http://www.redlandsdailyfacts.com/science/20150629/spacex-explosion-destroys-la-verne-students-science-experiment/

Rocket Failure a ‘Huge Bummer’ for Southern California Students
NBC Los Angeles, California, June 28, 2015
http://www.nbclosangeles.com/news/local/SpaceX-Spacecraft-Experiment-California-High-School-Students-310511921.html

Damien High Science Experiment Set to Launch into Space
Inland Valley Daily Bulletin, California, June 24, 2015
http://www.dailybulletin.com/science/20150624/damien-high-science-experiment-set-to-launch-into-space/

Damien High to Host it First Space Symposium
Inland Valley Daily Bulletin, California, March 9, 2015
http://www.dailybulletin.com/social-affairs/20150309/damien-high-to-host-its-first-space-symposium

 

Petaluma, California

Petaluma High School Reaches for the Stars
Petaluma360.com, California, April 14, 2016
http://www.petaluma360.com/news/5492643-181/petaluma-high-school-reaches-for?artslide=0

VIDEO: Petaluma High School SSEP News Update
KTVU.com, California, March 31, 2016
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NUHOnRaiHuQ

VIDEO: Petaluma High Students Send Science Experiment to Space
KTVU.com, California, June 30, 2015
http://www.ktvu.com/news/2063892-story

Petaluma High School Students Lose Experiments in SpaceX Rocket Failure
The Press Democrat, California, June 30, 2015
http://www.pressdemocrat.com/news/4137349-181/petaluma-high-school-students-lose

Petaluma Science Project Lost in Rocket Explosion
Petaluma360.com, California, June 30, 2015
http://www.petaluma360.com/news/4137409-181/petaluma-science-project-lost-in#page=2/

Space – The Final Frontier for Petaluma High Students
Petaluma360.com, California, June 27, 2015
http://www.petaluma360.com/news/4107427-181/space-the-final-frontier

Sending Kids to Space! Petaluma High Schools’ Innovative New Science Project Needs Your Support
Southern Sonoma Country Life, California, September 4, 2014
http://www.southernsonomacountrylife.com/blogs/2014/09/page/4/

Petaluma High Aims to Send Science Project to Space, Following Mark West Charter
The Press Democrat, California, September 2, 2014
http://www.pressdemocrat.com/home/2628877-181/petaluma-high-aims-to-send

 

Santa Monica, California

Santa Monica Students Await SpaceX Rocket Re-launch
Santa Monica Daily Press, California, December 30, 2015
http://smdp.com/santa-monica-students-await-spacex-rocket-re-launch/152806

Santa Monica Student Projects Destroyed in SpaceX Rocket Explosion
Santa Monica Daily Press, California, July 1, 2015
http://smdp.com/santa-monica-student-projects-destroyed-spacex-rocket-explosion/149005/

SMMUSD Student Art Work, Experiments to Journey to International Space Station
Santa Monica Mirror, California, May 9, 2015
http://www.smmirror.com/articles/News/SMMUSD-Student-Art-Work-Experiments-To-Journey-To-International-Space-Station/43267

Santa Monica Students’ Artwork Chosen for Journey to Space
Santa Monica Daily Press, California, April 26, 2015
http://smdp.com/santa-monica-students-artwork-chosen-journey-space/147458

Lincoln Needs 15K for New Science Program
Santa Monica Daily Press, California, August 21, 2014
http://smdp.com/lincoln-15k-science-program/141525

 

Littleton, Colorado

VIDEO: Local Students Send Experiment to Space Station
Channel 9 News, Colorado, April 5, 2016
http://legacy.9news.com/story/news/education/2015/03/05/local-students-send-experiment-to-space-station/24475229/

Colorado Students’ Science Exploded with SpaceX Rocket, but All is not Lost
The Denver Post, Colorado, June 29, 2015
http://www.denverpost.com/business/ci_28403811/student-science-exploded-space-x-rocket-but-all/

VIDEO: Colorado Students’ Science Exploded with SpaceX Rocket, but All is not Lost
KUSA, Colorado, June 28, 2015
http://www.9news.com/story/news/2015/06/28/destroyed-spacex-rocket-carried-colorado-experiments/29431237/

VIDEO: Local Students Send Experiment to Space Station
KUSA-TV Channel 9 News, Colorado, March 6, 2015
http://www.9news.com/story/news/education/2015/03/05/local-students-send-experiment-to-space-station/24475229/

 

Hartford, Connecticut

VIDEO: SpaceX Launch Carrying Connecticut Science Experiment Fails
Hartford Courant, Connecticut, June 28, 2015
http://www.courant.com/breaking-news/hc-spacex-launch-failure-copdigbrf-0629-20150628-story.html

Connecticut School’s Project Aboard SpaceX Flight
The Hour Online, Connecticut, June 28, 2015
http://www.thehour.com/news/norwalk/connecticut-school-s-project-aboard-spacex-flight/article_26ae09d8-9458-527c-9e19-3ec0826e79b0.html/

 

Bear, Delaware

Caravel Students’ Project Destroyed in Rocket Explosion
DelawareOnline, Delaware, June 30, 2015
http://www.delawareonline.com/story/news/local/2015/06/30/delaware-students-experiments-destroyed-rocket-explosion/29530587/

SpaceX Rocket Explodes Along with Two Delaware High School Projects
Delaware Public Media, Delaware, June 29, 2015
http://delawarepublic.org/post/spacex-rocket-explodes-along-two-delaware-high-school-projects/

 

Camden, Delaware

SpaceX Rocket Explodes Along with Two Delaware High School Projects
Delaware Public Media, Delaware, June 29, 2015
http://delawarepublic.org/post/spacex-rocket-explodes-along-two-delaware-high-school-projects/

Local High School Wants to Send Experiment to Space
Delaware 105.9 FM News Talk, Delaware, February 19, 2015
http://www.delaware1059.com/story.php?id=14920

 

Hillsborough County, Florida

Hillsborough Sixth-graders Hope to Sow the Seeds for Future Space Travel
Tampa Bay Times, Florida, June 8, 2016
http://www.tampabay.com/news/humaninterest/hillsborough-sixth-graders-hope-to-sow-the-seeds-for-future-space-travel/2280750

After a Month in Space, Hillsborough Students’ Science Experiment Returns to Earth
Tampa Bay Times, Florida, May 11, 2016
http://www.tampabay.com/news/science/space/after-a-month-in-space-hillsborough-students-science-experiment-returns-to/2276922

Local Students Await Results of Science Experiment After Successful Launch into Space
Osprey Observer, Florida, April 26, 2016
http://www.ospreyobserver.com/2016/04/local-students-await-results-of-science-experiment-after-successful-launch-into-space/

VIDEO: Local Girls Send Experiment to Space
WFLA Daytime, Florida, April 20, 2016
http://wfla.com/2016/04/20/local-girls-send-experiment-to-space/

VIDEO: Hillsborough Students Watch as Their Experiment Rides Historic SpaceX Rocket Launch
Tampa Bay Times, Florida, April 8, 2016
http://www.tampabay.com/news/science/space/spacex-back-in-delivery-business-with-futuristic-pop-up-room/2272504

Three, Two, One: Joy for Liftoff
Tampa Bay Times, Florida, April 9, 2016
http://www.tampabay.com/specials/publication/Times_1A/20160409.pdf

Hillsborough Students’ Science Experiment is Go for Launch into Space
Tampa Bay Times, Florida, April 7, 2016
http://www.tampabay.com/news/science/space/hillsborough-students-science-experiment-is-go-for-launch-into-space/2272292

Students Watch Rocket Explode Along with Their Science Experiments
Bay News 9, Florida, June 29, 2015
http://www.baynews9.com/content/news/baynews9/news/article.html/content/news/articles/
bn9/2015/6/29/students_watch_rocke.html/

 

Sioux City, Iowa

North High Students Attend National Space Conference
KTIV.com, Iowa, July 9, 2015
http://www.ktiv.com/story/29506999/2015/07/09/north-high-students-attend-national-space-conference

A Group of Ninth Graders is Sending Their Project to Outer Space
KTIV Channel 4 News, Iowa, January 12, 2015
http://www.ktiv.com/story/27831840/2015/01/12/a-group-of-ninth-graders-is-sending-their-project-to-outer-space

North High Student Project Headed for Space
Sioux City Journal.com, Iowa, January 9, 2015
http://siouxcityjournal.com/news/local/education/north-high-student-project-headed-for-space/article_adf07824-a8f4-52bd-9d6d-26e1e8ee9335.html

 

Fitchburg, Massachusetts

Rollstone Bank & Trust Donates $1,000 to Monty Tech
HarvardPress.com, Massachusetts, November 12, 2014
http://www.harvardpress.com/News/Area-Announcements/Rollstone-Bank-amp-Trust-donates-1-000-to-Monty-Tech.aspx

 

Duluth, Minnesota

VIDEO: Marshall Students’ Science Experiments Among the Items Lost in Rocket Launch Failure
NNCNnow.com, Minnesota, June 29, 2015
http://www.northlandsnewscenter.com/news/local/Marshal-students-science-experiments-among-the-items-lost-in-rocket-launch-failure-310816201.html

Marshall Students’ Frog Experiment Heads into Space
Duluth News Tribune, Minnesota, March 16, 2015
http://www.duluthnewstribune.com/news/education/3701412-marshall-students-frog-experiment-heads-space

Science Project Displayed at Duluth’s Children’s Museum
Northlands News Center.com, Minnesota, March 12, 2015
http://www.northlandsnewscenter.com/news/local/Science-projects-displayed-at-Duluth-Childrens-Museum-296106581.html

VIDEO: Marshall Students to Launch Frog Embryo Experiment into Space
Northlands News Center.com, Minnesota, February 24, 2015
http://www.northlandsnewscenter.com/news/local/Marshall-students-to-launch-frog-embryo-experiment-into-space-293938911.html

Student Experiments in Running to go Aboard Space Station
Duluth News Tribune, Minnesota, January 4, 2015
http://www.duluthnewstribune.com/pursuits/scrapbook/3645319-student-experiments-running-go-aboard-space-station

 

Brookhaven, Mississippi

BA Students Send Experiment to Space
The Daily Leader, Mississippi, April 14, 2016
http://www.dailyleader.com/2016/04/14/ba-students-send-experiment-to-space/

BA Students Send Research to Space
The Daily Leader, Mississippi, June 30, 2015
http://www.dailyleader.com/2015/06/30/ba-students-send-research-to-space/

Cancer Experiment Heads to Space
The Daily Leader, Mississippi, February 4, 2015
http://www.dailyleader.com/2015/02/04/cancer-experiment-heads-to-space/

 

Kansas City, Missouri/Kansas

VIDEO: Crossroads Academy Students Lost Experiment in SpaceX Rocket Explosion
KSHB – Kansas City, Missouri, June 29, 2015
http://www.kshb.com/news/local-news/crossroads-academy-students-lose-experiment-in-space-x-rocket-explosion

 

Johnson County, Nebraska

Johnson County Students get a Taste of Science and the Realities of Spaceflight
JournalStar.com, Nebraska, July 12, 2015
http://journalstar.com/news/local/education/johnson-county-students-get-a-taste-of-science-and-the/article_86af36b5-fed9-5bd7-87f5-889ba7f0616d.html/

 

Pennsauken, New Jersey

 

Somerset, New Jersey

Transportation Program Focuses on Special-Education Students (scroll to section on Thomas Edison Energy Smart School)
myCentralJersey.com, New Jersey, March 5, 2015
http://www.mycentraljersey.com/story/news/local/2015/03/05/student-school-news-middlesex-union-counties/24362341/

Somerset County Freeholders Congratulate Student Participants in NASA Project
NJ.com, New Jersey, February 12, 2015
http://www.nj.com/messenger-gazette/index.ssf/2015/02/somerset_county_freeholders_congratulate_student_participants_in_nasa_project.html

Thomas Edison Charter School Hosts Mission 7 Odyssey
myCentralJersey.com, New Jersey, November 7, 2014
http://www.mycentraljersey.com/story/news/local/somerset-county/2014/11/07/thomas-edison-energysmart-charter-school-hosts-student-spaceflight-experiments-programs-mission-odyssey/18616873/

Charter School in Franklin Township Hosts Student Spaceflight Experiments Program
NJ.com, New Jersey, November 7, 2014
http://www.nj.com/messenger-gazette/index.ssf/2014/11/charter_school_in_franklin_township_hosts_student_spaceflight_experiments_program.html

 

West Fargo, North Dakota

VIDEO: MISSION ACCOMPLISHED: Liberty Middle Schoolers’ Project is Out of this Planet
KVRR.com, North Dakota, April 10, 2016
http://www.kvrr.com/news/local-news/mission-accomplished-liberty-middle-schoolers-project-is-out-of-this-planet/38961792/

Liberty Middle School Students’ Project Makes it to Space
INFORUM, North Dakota, April 9, 2016
http://www.inforum.com/news/4005543-liberty-middle-school-students-project-makes-it-space

VIDEO: WF’s Liberty Middle School Hosts Launch Party for SpaceX Launch, Had Experiment Inside Rocket
WDAZ.com, North Dakota, June 28, 2015
http://www.wdaz.com/news/north-dakota/3775740-wfs-liberty-middle-school-hosts-launch-party-spacex-launch-had-experiment/

Rocket Explosion Shocks Local Students
KVRR.com, North Dakota, June 28, 2015
http://www.kvrr.com/news/local-news/rocket-explosion-shocks-local-students/33820314/

West Fargo Students’ Microgravity Experiment Headed for International Space Station Next Fall
West Fargo Pioneer, North Dakota, December 3, 2014
http://www.westfargopioneer.com/content/west-fargo-students-microgravity-experiment-headed-international-space-station-next-fall

 

Grant, Oregon

Giant Leap for Grant Union Student Scientists
Blue Mountain Eagle, Oregon, May 31, 2016
http://www.bluemountaineagle.com/Local_News/20160531/giant-leap-for-grant-union-student-scientists

Local Students’ Experiment Reaches Space Station
Blue Mountain Eagle, Oregon, April 12, 2016
http://www.bluemountaineagle.com/People/20160412/local-students-experiment-reaches-space-station

Experiment of 5 GU Science Students Set for Spaceflight
Blue Mountain Eagle, Oregon, April 7, 2016
http://www.bluemountaineagle.com/Local_News/20160407/experiment-of-5-gu-science-students-set-for-spaceflight

Blast Off! GU Experiment Set for Space
Blue Mountain Eagle, Oregon, June 23, 2015
http://www.bluemountaineagle.com/Local_News/20150623/blast-off-gu-experiment-set-for-space

Students Designs on Countdown for Spaceflight
Blue Mountain Eagle, Oregon, May 5, 2015
http://www.bluemountaineagle.com/Local_News/20150505/student-designs-on-countdown-for-spaceflight

Team Suits Up Lab for Space
Blue Mountain Eagle, Oregon, January 20, 2015
http://www.bluemountaineagle.com/Local_News/20150120/team-suits-up-lab-for-space

Grant County Kids Get an Opportunity That’s Out of this World
Blue Mountain Eagle, Oregon, September 9, 2014
http://www.bluemountaineagle.com/Local_News/20140909/grant-county-kids-get-an-opportunity-thats-out-of-this-world

Student Experiment to Fly on International Space Station
Blue Mountain Eagle, Oregon, September 5, 2014
http://www.bluemountaineagle.com/Local_Sports/20140905/student-experiment-to-fly-on-international-space-station

 

Erie, Pennsylvania

VIDEO: NASA Mission Accomplished for Iroquois School District
Erie News Now, Pennsylvania, April 8, 2016
http://www.erienewsnow.com/story/31679770/nasa-mission-accomplished-for-iroquois-school-district

Rocket Explodes with Iroquois Experiment on Board
GoErie.com, Pennsylvania, June 30, 2015
http://www.goerie.com//rocket-explodes-with-iroquois-experiment-on-board#/

Iroquios School Space Project Destroyed in Rocket Explosion
WSEE.com, Pennsylvania, June 29, 2015
http://www.erietvnews.com/story/29437310/iroquois-school-space-project-destroyed-in-rocket-explosion

Astronaut Encourages Iroquois Students to Aim High
GoErie.com, Pennsylvania, April 30, 2015
http://www.goerie.com/astronaut-encourages-iroquois-students-to-aim-high#

Iroquois Experiment Headed to Space
WICU Channel 12, Pennsylvania, January 6, 2015
http://www.erietvnews.com/story/27776610/iroquois-experiment-headed-to-space

Iroquois Flies High Through Science
Erie Times-News, Pennsylvania, September 16, 2014
http://www.goerie.com/iroquois-flies-high-through-science

 

Knox County, Tennessee

SpaceX Rocket with Local Experiment Headed to Space
NBC WBIR.com, Tennessee, April 8, 2016
http://www.wbir.com/news/local/space-x-rocket-with-local-experiment-headed-to-space/126515243

VIDEO: Knox County Schools Experiment Explodes in SpaceX Rocket Launch
WATE.com, Tennessee, June 28, 2015
http://wate.com/2015/06/28/knox-county-schools-experiment-explodes-in-spacex-rocket-launch/

VIDEO: Rocket Carrying Knox County School Experiment Explodes
WBIR.com, Tennessee, June 28, 2015
http://www.wbir.com/story/news/2015/06/28/rocket-carrying-knox-county-school-experiment-explodes/29424245/

 

Austin, Texas

Westlake Students’ Winning Experiment Launched by NASA
The Statesman, Texas, April 13, 2016
http://www.statesman.com/news/news/local/westlake-students-winning-experiment-launched-by-n/nq37m/

Eanes Students’ Project was on SpaceX Rocket that Exploded Sunday
The Statesman, Texas, June 28, 2015
http://www.statesman.com/news/news/local/eanes-students-project-was-on-spacex-rocket-that-e/nmnWr/

Middle Schoolers’ Experiment Headed to Space
The Statesman, Texas, February 4, 2015
http://www.statesman.com/news/news/local/middle-schoolers-experiment-headed-to-space/nj3Xq/#__federated=1

Eanes ISD Students Vie to Include Experiment on 2015 Space Launch
Community Impact Newspaper, Texas, November 12, 2014
http://impactnews.com/austin-metro/lake-travis-westlake/eanes-isd-students-vie-to-include-experiment-on-2015-space-launch/

 

Burleson, Texas

Burleson ISD Project Off to Space Station
Cleburne Times-Review, Texas, April 14, 2016
http://www.cleburnetimesreview.com/news/burleson-isd-project-off-to-space-station/article_02a03fdc-025c-11e6-a473-57ba3869cb5c.html

Rocket Up; Take Two
Now Magazine, Texas, December 15, 2015
http://nowmagazines.com/2015/12/31/rocket-up-take-two/

 

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.