Dateline 3/6/2019: Mission 13 Launch Announced: Pending official manifesting, the SSEP Mission 13 Gemini experiments payload (including the Stockton Student experiment) is to be carried to the ISS aboard SpaceX CRS-18 (SpX-18) currently scheduled for launch on Monday, July 8, 2019, out of Cape Canaveral, FL. The SSEP Mission 13 experiments payload has been designated Gemini and is named for NASA’s Project Gemini. Mission 13 Flight Operations.
Dateline March 3, 2019: First autonomous docking of a US Crew vehicle with the ISS- SpaceX-Crew Dragon.
Dateline 3/2/2019- SpaceX Crew-Dragon Demo1 launches from KSC .
Dateline: December 13th, 2019. Mission 13 Finalists announced by SSEP.
Dateline November 10th. Mission 13 semifinalists announced by Stockton SSEP.
Dateline 9/4/2018: Stockton SSEP begins experiment and proposal initiation phase for Mission 13.
Dateline: 6/13/18: Stockton SSEP is currently onboarding for Mission 13 of the Student Spaceflight Experiments Program. Activities will begin in September 2018 with a Mission 13 experiments proposal competition run in conjunction with GNM 2800: "Student Spaceflight Experiments Program" and a K-12 Mission Patch art competition. The experiment and mission patches chosen for Mission 13 will be launched to the International Space Station in Spring 2019.
Dateline 6/5/18: SSEP Mission 12 to ISS: Flight Operations page updated for June 29th launch and target July 30th return to earth of M12 paylaod. SEPP M12 Operations Page.
Dateline April 5, 2018. Mission 12 Mission Patch Winners selected. Visit the Mission Patch Page for details
Dateline February 15th, 2018- Mission 12 finalists prepare experiments for June , 2018 launch to the ISS.
Dateline September 6th, 2017. Mission 12 @Stockton information sessions- Thursday 9/6/17 at 4:30-5:30 PM, USC-160, Friday 3:40- 4:40 PM, USC-160 and Monday 9/11/17, 3:40-4:40 PM. USC-244. Flyer here.
Dateline. August 16, 2017 6:52 am EDT. SpaceX CRS-12 Dragon capsule docks with ISS. See activities for video. Space.com story.
Dateline: August 14th, 2017 at 12:31:34 CRS-12 SpaceX Falcon 9 lifted off from Kennedy Space Center launch pad 39A on its way to the ISS carrying Mission 11 of the Student Spacefight Experiments Program and a Stockton student experiment. Rendevous with the ISS will be 7 am on 8/16/17. Space.com story.
To involve Stockton students and faculty in collaborative research in space science
Involve students in a competition to design experiments and develop proposals on micro gravity effects on biological, chemical or physical systems which will be peer reviewed.
Winning experimental designs are flown to the International Space Station. Students undertake post-flight analysis and presentation.
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The Student SpaceflighExperiments 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 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
The objectives of NJSGC are to develop programs to further space science, aerospace and STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) education, as well as to foster research and development in New Jersey
Stockton University’s mission is to develop engaged and effective citizens with a commitment to life-long learning and the capacity to adapt to change in a multi-cultural, interdependent world. As a public university, Stockton provides an environment for excellence to a diverse student body, including those from underrepresented populations, through an interdisciplinary approach to liberal arts, sciences and professional education. This project was in part funded by a Stockton University 2020 Strategic Planning initiative.
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