ISS Project 2012-13

NanoRacks, LLC and The Quest Institute for Quality Education are critical links between participating schools or organizations and the ISS.

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The Quest Institute is proud to partner with NanoRacks, LLC as our vendor to get our hardware approved, transported and operational on the ISS. Our entire space station opportunity is made available by NanoRacks, LLC via its Space Act Agreement with NASA's U.S. National Lab.
A contract with NanoRacks is held by The Quest Institute for Quality Education. All schools and organizations including Valley Christian Schools obtain an annual contract with the Quest Institute to fly their science experiments to the ISS via NanoRacks.

Many organizations have already joined Valley Christian in taking experiments to the ISS in 2012-13!

Valley Christian High School's AMSE Team is delighted to announce that the following, CONFIRMED, schools and organizations that are developing MicroLab experiments along with the VCHS team:

  1. Fremont Christian High School
  2. Riverside Christian High School
  3. Maranatha Christian High School
  4. Girl Scouts of the Islands of Hawaii
  5. Minnehaha Christian High School
  6. Los Gatos High School
  7. BEWiSE organization of San Diego
  8. Valley Christian High School of San Jose, CA

 2012-13 ISS Program Videos


 Valley Christian High School ISS Program Videos

   KTVU Channel-2 TV News Story (click on San Jose School story)
   KPIX Channel-5 TV "Cool Schools" Story
   VCHS ISS Overview Video: Sending Experiments to the International Space Station

 Maranatha Christian High School ISS Program Videos

  Real Science Video and News Story
  KUSI TV News Story
  Pomerado News Story 
  CBS8 TV News Story

 Riverside Christian High School ISS Program Videos

 ABC Channel-7 TV News Story 
 Press-Enterprise News Article

 Minnehaha Academy ISS Program Videos

  WCCO Channel-6 TV News Story
  Astronaut Dr. Tom Marshburn Video about the Minnehaha ISS Project
  Student Ashley Lundeen Video Summary of the Minnehaha ISS Project

Please contact Mr. Vavken:

Mr. Vavken



 Werner Vavken, VCS AMSE Advisory Board Chair