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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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NASA Honors Communities Across the United States Engaged in SSEP Mission 1 to ISS with a Feature Article

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration has honored all the SSEP researchers, their teachers, their families, and communities participating in the historic SSEP Mission 1 to ISS with a feature article at NASA.gov. It is a recognition that these student researchers are part of America’s Space Program in the 21st century, and a tribute to […]

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ANNOUNCING NEW SSEP FLIGHT OPPORTUNITY – Mission 3 to the International Space Station, for the 2012-2013 Academic Year

Download a PDF of this Press Release After reading this Press Release, be sure to read the New SSEP Homepage Subscribe to receive email updates on the SSEP using the Subscribe Box at the bottom of the right column. Student Spaceflight Experiment Program (SSEP) Mission 3 to the International Space Station Opportunity for Schools to […]

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NCESSE Makes Available SSEP Student Certificates of Accomplishment to SSEP Community Program Directors

The goal of the Student Spaceflight Experiments Program (SSEP) is to inspire America’s next generation of scientists and engineers, and engage entire communities in the process. In this vein, we believe that it is vitally important that participating students have a lasting recognition of their involvement in America’s Space Program, and their role as researchers […]

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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.