Go For Launch!

Winning experiments are launched to the International Space Station to be conducted in space by real astronauts!

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Higher Orbits

Higher Orbits is a non-profit with the mission of promoting Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM); along with leadership, teamwork, and communication through the use of spaceflight. Mankind’s journey into space serves as an ideal launchpad to excite students of all ages about STEM/STEAM and working to fulfill their dreams and ambitions while also building teamwork, leadership, and communication skills.

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General donations allow us to grant scholarships to a wide variety of Space & STEM related programs for promising and deserving students.

You can donate in any amount using a credit card or your PayPal account.

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Experiments Sent To Space


Number of Students Participated



Future Go For Launch! Events

July 20, 2022

This event is open to students in grades

June 28, 2022

This multi-day event is open to students from

May 14, 2022

4-H students from across the country will be

March 3, 2022

Presenting TeamTeam may be subject to change due

June 14, 2022

* Includes all supplies, lunch, snacks, event t-shirt,

April 2, 2018

Durham SeriesApr ​2-4, 2018, 9am-5pmHistoric Stanford L. Warren