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Working With National Space Grant Last month we had the privilege to attend the National Space Grant Directors’ Council Meeting in Tucson. Space Grant is an amazing group that works with NASA and universities in all 50 of the United States to provide organized funding and programs. It’s rather unlikely that each and success story...
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A Note From Chicks in Space “We can not say thank you enough to NanoRacks DreamUp Program. It has truly helped our dreams come true and inspired us to continue working towards our goals of helping the future of space exploration and research. We are three sisters from a small town in Tennessee. Since we...
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We met Rachel Lindbergh and her mother, Stacey, at the ISS Conference this summer in Boston. Rachel can share a story not many people can: her research blew up on it’s way to space. Twice. Rachel shared her story of how until she participated in hands-on STEM research in the classroom, she wasn’t too interested....
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We met Rachel Lindbergh and her mother at the ISS Conference this summer in Boston. Rachel can share a story not many people can: her research blew up on its way to space. Twice. Rachel shared her story of how until she participated in hands-on STEM research in the classroom, she wasn’t too interested. in...
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NanoRacks, DreamUp, Team With Blue Origin For Suborbital Flights Dear Friends of NanoRacks’ and DreamUp: I’m delighted to announce that we are teaming with our friends at Blue Origin to provide customer support for suborbital research and education opportunities. In just five years, NanoRacks, and our educational arm, DreamUp, have become the go-to company for International...
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  My Day in Zero-G By Mariel Rico, NanoRacks Operations Engineer When I was told that I had the opportunity of flying on NASA’s Weightless Wonder, I was in awe. If I was to never be an astronaut, this would be the closest thing I would ever have to experiencing space! The experience truly lived up...
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An Interview with Matt Brown- NASA HUNCH Educator A DreamUp project of over four years in the making is Lakewood High School and Warren Tech’s Hydrofuge: A Personal Plant Growth Chamber.  Warren Tech is a school in the national program HUNCH (High Schools United with NASA to Create Hardware) and they have designed many projects...
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In early 2013 we attended the Conrad Spirit of Innovation Challenge at Johnson Space Center in Houston where the girls presented their design to a large crowd. In their presentation they mentioned that their ultimate dream would be to redesign their plant growth chamber to the specifications required by the International Space Station. A contest...
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Flight Week…Part 2! DreamUp is always looking for projects and new technology that can improve the experience for humans living and working in space, or even improve our lives on earth, so we pay attention to what teams are creating. This time of year many student STEM programs showcase what they have been working on...
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