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  To Teachers:  you can pass this post on to your students as a home activity, so they can watch live video of the Earth from the International Space Station.   Feedback on this Teachable Moment is welcome. Feel free to leave a comment at the bottom of the post.  Concepts addressed: Physics and Space: a spacecraft in Low Earth […]

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  To Teachers:  you can pass this post on to your students as a home activity, so they can track the International Space Station as it flies over the surface of Earth.   Feedback on this Teachable Moment is welcome. Feel free to leave a comment at the bottom of the post.  Concepts addressed: Physics and Space: characteristics […]

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  To Teachers:  you can pass this post on to your students as a home activity, so they can see the International Space Station fly overhead at night with their parents and families. Also note that you can embed the ‘Spot the Station’ widget below on any website.  Right now the farthest humans from Earth are […]

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  The National Center for Earth and Space Science Education (NCESSE), and its international arm, the Arthur C. Clarke Institute for Space Education, are honored to announce the start of program operations for Student Spaceflight Experiments Program (SSEP) Mission 14 to the International Space Station (ISS) – the 16th SSEP flight opportunity since program inception […]

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Download a PDF of this Press Release Watch Video Clips describing SSEP: Clip 1 (NASA), Clip 2 (NASA)    After reading this Press Release, carefully read the SSEP Homepage that serves as an Executive Summary for the program To receive email notification of breaking program news, subscribe to the SSEP National Blog  using the Subscribe Box at the bottom […]

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To teachers starting Mission 12 to ISS, this challenge was posted on Wednesday, September 13, 2017. It is designed to help you get your students immersed in Mission 12 microgravity experiment design by first exploring with them the concept of microgravity (the technical term for the phenomenon of ‘weightlessness’). As promised, here is the solution to the Challenge. […]

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  It’s been a space program tradition since Mission 5 to ISS. Whenever we start a new SSEP flight opportunity, it’s time for NASA Johnson Style.  We can’t imagine a better video to get students (and teachers) in the frame of mind to start Mission 12 to ISS. To all Mission 12 Community Program Directors and […]

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  The National Center for Earth and Space Science Education (NCESSE), and its international arm, the Arthur C. Clarke Institute for Space Education, are honored to announce the start of program operations for Student Spaceflight Experiments Program (SSEP) Mission 12 to the International Space Station (ISS) – the 14th SSEP flight opportunity since program inception […]

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To all SSEP Mission 12 student microgravity researchers, just before his return to Earth on Soyuz 33S, on May 13, 2013, Expedition 35 International Space Station Commander and Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield – the first Canadian to walk in space –released this video. Watch Chris (and his guitar) and see what weightlessness looks like. We are honored that we […]

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To readers – if you would like to wish the Mission 11 to ISS student researchers, their teachers, and their communities good luck on the launch of their experiments on SpaceX CRS-12 from Kennedy Space Center, Florida, you are invited to leave a comment below:)   The SSEP Mission 11 to ISS flight experiments payload America is […]

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