Oct 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.
Sep 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.
Sep 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.
Sep 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.
Sep 24, 2020
Illinois and Kentucky students launch projects Tuesday night to International Space Station with NG-14 mission Two high-school teams study bugs in space