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Stockton University Students Accepted for Mission 11 of Student Spaceflight Experiments Program

Dec 09, 2016 5:00 AM


Students at Stockton University, home to ELS/Atlantic City, have been accepted for Mission 11 of the Student Spaceflight Experiments Program (SSEP) through the National Center for Earth and Space Science Education, according to a Stockton University press release.

Up to 30 undergraduate students will be selected to be mentored by Stockton faculty and compete on 10 different three-person teams, producing between 10-15 experimental proposals. The proposals will then be judged by a Stockton review panel. Three finalists would be submitted to the National Center for Earth and Space Science Education (NCESSE) for final selection, according to the press release.

After a flight safety review by NASA, the winning design will fly in spring/summer of 2017.

The Mission 11 project at Stockton is a partnership between the School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, the Stockton Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Collaborative, the School of General Studies, and the School of Education.

ELS/Atlantic City is located on Stockton’s 2,000-acre campus in the beautiful Pinelands National Reserve. Students can spend their free time strolling, shopping and sightseeing along the world-famous wooden walkway that is the Atlantic City Boardwalk.

To read the full press release, click here.

To learn more about ELS/Atlantic City, click here.

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