We’re Going to Space!

My students get to send an experiment to space! I hope they are as excited as I am about this opportunity!

Downingtown STEM Academy

Dr. Jeff Goldstein, the National Program Director for the Student Spaceflight Experiments Program, has made it official. Ten or more communities have fulfilled the requirements to participate in Mission 4 to the International Space Station (ISS). With services provided by NanoRacks, our experiment will fy to the ISS on a NASA mission in October 2013, aboard a SpaceX rocket from CapeĀ Canaveral, Florida. This will be an experience our students will never forget. See the official letter below:

The National Center for Earth and Space Science Education is proud to announce that Mission 4 (M4) to the International Space Station is fully operational. We have all letters of commitment of funding in hand from 10 of the 14 communities we were working to bring aboard. A minimum of 10 communities was required to fly the M4 Orion experiments payload. We are continuing to work with the additional 4 communities to seeā€¦

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