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October 1, 2020

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.

September 28, 2020

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER (FL), September 28, 2020 – When Northrop Grumman launches its Cygnus spacecraft to the International Space Station (ISS) on its 14th commercial resupply services mission (CRS-14), it will do so with the eyes of children across the U.S. hoping to catch a glimpse of a rocket soaring into space. Rocket launches have a unique ability to captivate audiences and inspire young students to look to the stars for inspiration.

September 28, 2020

When Northrop Grumman launches its Cygnus spacecraft to the International Space Station (ISS) on its 14th commercial resupply services mission (CRS-14), it will do so with the eyes of children across the U.S. hoping to catch a glimpse of a rocket soaring into space. Rocket launches have a unique ability to captivate audiences and inspire young students to look to the stars for inspiration.

September 25, 2020

(Higher Orbits is honored to be the Charity Partner for this event.)

In October, if all goes to plan, the International Space Station (ISS) will celebrate 20 years of continuous human presence. That’s two decades, 63 expeditions, and dozens of astronauts and cosmonauts who lived and worked on board the orbiting lab nonstop.

Former NASA astronaut Wendy Lawrence was supposed to fly in the predecessor program to ISS, called the Shuttle-Mir program.

September 9, 2020

You can now attend a full lineup of live astronaut talks and “meet and greet” opportunities — all without having to leave your home.

“The Virtual Astronaut,” from uniphi space agency, founders of National Astronaut Day, is a new ticketed live event series offering unique takes on what it is like to leave Earth and live and work in space.

September 9, 2020

NEW YORK, Sept. 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Today, uniphi space agency, a division of uniphi good, LLC, is proud to launch, The Virtual Astronaut™ Live Event Series, a first-of-its-kind ongoing livestream event series of memorable talks, events and uplifting keynotes with real Astronauts, all in a Virtual setting and accessible to all around the Globe. Each individual event discussion is selected by and personally crafted by Astronauts, and will cover a wide range of topics including significant Space Exploration milestones, mainstream culture celebrations and trends, STEM and STEAM Education topics and individual Astronaut memories and experiences from Space, all with an “up close and personal” Astronaut perspective.

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