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KMS Team's Experiment is Ready for Launch to International Space Station

Kerr Middle School's Student Spaceflight Experiments Program (SSEP) Mission 17 team's experiment is ready for launch! Students loaded their experiment with the help of Nanoracks scientist Julia Wolfenbarger for launch to the International Space Station on November 5th at 10:02 p.m. EST. An astronaut will conduct the experiment and send it back to Earth with a splashdown expected in early December.

SSEP Mission 18 is underway, marking the BISD Space Program's 10th anniversary. Students are designing experiments to showcase at BISD Space Night on November 9th.

Pictured: Teacher Facilitator Terry Briggs and students Addison White, Lyla Meek, Abigail Bain, and Jack Crow.

About SSEP: The Student Spaceflight Experiments Program [or 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 NanoRacks LLC, which is working with NASA under a Space Act Agreement as part of the utilization of the International Space Station as a National Laboratory.