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Last update of this page: August 7, 2017, 11:08 pm
Payload Ferry Flights and ISS Crew Data
Ferry Vehicle to ISS: SpaceX CRS-11 (SpaceX-11: Falcon 9 rocket, Dragon spacecraft)
Berthing at ISS: June 5, 2017 at 9:52 am EDT
Launch Date History:
Initial Launch Date: February 1, 2017
Rescheduled to: March 2017
Rescheduled to: March 7, 2017
Rescheduled to: April 9, 2017
Rescheduled to: TBD, 2017
Rescheduled to: NET May 31, 2017
Rescheduled to: June 1, 2017 at 5:52 pm EDT
Rescheduled to: June 3, 2017 at 5:07 pm EDT
Ferry Vehicle for Return to Earth: SpaceX-11
Unberth/Landing Date: July 2, 2017
Landing Site: splashdown off the Pacific Coast of California
Payload Duration on ISS: 4 weeks
Notable: visit the NASA ISS website for a comprehensive overview of ISS construction, on-orbit research, operations, crews, and multimedia galleries; read about the Orbital Sciences Cygnus spacecraft and Antares rocket; read about the SpaceX Falcon rocket and Dragon spacecraft at nasa.gov; read about the Soyuz TMA vehicle at nasa.gov
ISS Crew for SSEP Mission 10 Payload Operations: Expedition 52 (see Expeditions Schedule at nasa.gov)
Station Commander Fyodor Yurchikhin (Russia); Flight Engineers Jack Fischer (USA; Twitter @Astro2fish, Instagram astro2fish; Facebook NASA Astronaut Jack “2fish” Fischer), Peggy Whitson (USA; Twitter @AstroPeggy; Facebook NASA Astronaut Peggy Whitson), Paolo Nespoli (Italy), Randy Bresnik (USA; Twitter @AstroKomrade; Instagram astrokomrade; Facebook NASA Astronaut Randy “Komrade” Bresnik), and Sergey Ryazanskiy (Russia).
SSEP Mission 10 to ISS: Payload and Program Data
Payload Designation: SSEP12 – Casper (named for Apollo 16 Command Module; starting with Mission 5 to ISS, SSEP experiments payloads are named for Apollo Command Modules; prior to Mission 5, payloads were named for Apollo Lunar Modules)
Number of Student Team Flight Experiments: 11
Payload: Suite of Fluids Mixing Enclosure (FMA – Mark II) Mini-laboratories
Stowage: NanoRacks Express Rack on ISS
The twelfth SSEP flight opportunity—SSEP Mission 10 to the International Space Station—was announced by the National Center for Earth and Space Science Education (NCESSE) and the Arthur C. Clarke Institute for Space Education on October 2, 2015, with accompanying Video Clips describing SSEP by Center Director, Dr. Jeff Goldstein: Clip 1 (NASA), Clip 2 (NASA)
Payload returned to Earth on July 3, 2017.
A List of Important SSEP Mission 10 to ISS Subpages:
SSEP Mission 10 to ISS: Critical Timeline
SSEP Mission 10 to ISS: Mini-Laboratory Operation
SSEP Mission 10 to ISS: Mission Patch Art and Design Competition