Tag Archives | Student Space Flight Experiments Program

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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Preliminary Announcement: SSEP Honored to Welcome 11 Communities Aboard for Mission 2 to ISS

The National Center for Earth and Space Science Education (NCESSE) is proud to announce the 11 communities across America that have come aboard SSEP Mission 2 to the International Space Station (ISS). Mission 2 provides for a microgravity experiment design competition in Winter/Spring 2012, and the flight of Antares—the Mission 2 experiments payload—to ISS in […]

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SSEP Co- PI Kyra Smith and Community Program Co-Director Anthonette Pena Represent SSEP at the White House

The National Center for Earth and Space Science Education and NanoRacks are proud to announce that SSEP Mission 1 Flight Experiment Co-Principal Investigator Kyra Smith, an 8th grade student at Stuart-Hobson Middle School in Washington, DC, and SSEP Community Program Co-Director Anthonette Peña had the honor earlier today of representing the Student Spaceflight Experiment Program […]

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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.