October 1, 2020

Fayette students’ project going into space…literally

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FAYETTE COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) – This week, two sophomores in Fayette County PublicSchools will see the culmination of nearly a year’s efforts as their science experiment launches to the International Space Station (ISS).

Kiera Fehr of Henry Clay High School and Rosalie Huff of Frederick Douglass High School, along with three Chicago-area students, are studying the effects of microgravity on methane-producing termites.

Team V Atlas won a fall 2019 STEM challenge conducted by the nonprofit Higher Orbits.