Student projects headed to International Space Station

This is a huge experience that allows students to truly imagine, invent and impact Kentucky and the people of the world. It’s great that such young people can find real solutions to problems here on earth from space.
— Dr. Carol Christian, Director of the Craft Academy

Several regional students will have exomedicine experiments launched to the International Space Station (ISS) next week. 


The experiments will be launched to the ISS aboard the SpaceX CRS 16 Rocket on Tuesday, Dec. 4, at approximately 1:30 p.m. from the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida.  

Additionally, Craft Academy senior Kaitlyn Palumbo of Nicholasville is currently working on an exomedicine experiment with that will also be launched to the ISS.   

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