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The Flight of SSEP Falcon 1: ISS On-Orbit Flight Operations Update, Final Experiment to be Activated November 1, 2013

Follow along with the flight of Falcon 1, the SSEP Mission 3a payload of student experiments. The SSEP Falcon I payload of 7 experiments arrived on the International Space Station (ISS) at 8:45 am ET, September 29, 2013. Falcon I was ferried to ISS on the historic first flight of the Orbital Sciences Cygnus spacecraft. […]

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7 SSEP Experiments and All Mission 3 Mission Patches Aboard Antares Rocket – The Flight of the SSEP Falcon I Payload, Wednesday, September 18, 2013,10:50 am EDT

As this post is being published, we are now at T minus 1 Day, 2 Hours, 10 minutes from liftoff. The Mission 3 to ISS clock at right is ticking down to the currently scheduled launch of the Orbital Sciences Antares rocket on Wednesday, September 18 (see the NASA Consolidate Launch Schedule) – the mission: Orb-D1 (Orbital […]

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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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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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Grade 5-14 Student Researcher Microgravity Experiments Selected to Fly in March 2012 to the International Space Station

  Private Sector STEM Education Effort Offers Real On-Orbit Research Opportunity for Students For Immediate Release January 5, 2012 Program Description Video Clip The National Center for Earth and Space Science Education (NCESSE) in partnership with NanoRacks, LLC, announces the selection of 15 microgravity experiments to fly to the International Space Station (ISS) aboard Soyuz […]

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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.