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Student Microgravity Experiments Selected to Fly Aboard First Operational Flight of SpaceX Dragon in September 2012

  11 Experiments Chosen from over 1,100 Proposed will Fly to International Space Station Via Commercial STEM Education Initiative For Immediate Release June 7, 2012 Program Description Video Clip NEW NASA video on SSEP Download a PDF of this Release WASHINGTON – The National Center for Earth and Space Science Education (NCESSE) in partnership with […]

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SSEP In the News Update: Extensive Media Coverage of SSEP Mission 1 to ISS on SpaceX Dragon

This past week saw the historic launch of the SpaceX Dragon spacecraft, and the first berthing of a commercial vehicle with the International Space Station. The Aquarius payload of SSEP Mission 1 to ISS experiments was the only science payload aboard. There was extensive media coverage of the flight of Aquarius on Dragon, reflecting the […]

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Invitation to SSEP Communities and Partner Organizations to the April 30 Launch of the SpaceX Dragon at Kennedy Space Center

NASA Kennedy Space Center (KSC) is graciously inviting SSEP students, teachers, and family members, as well as representatives of SSEP partner organizations, to watch the historic launch of the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket with the Dragon capsule aboard, from KARS Park on KSC grounds. Liftoff is scheduled for 12:22 pm EDT, April 30. Dragon will carry […]

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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.