On October 13, 2023, iLEAD Agua Dulce learners on DreamUp Launch Team Capsicum loaded their Mixstix with their groundbreaking experiment. One Mixstix will stay grounded here on Earth, while the other is destined for the International Space Station on November 5! Learners are excited to learn the answer to their question: “What is the effect of microgravity on Capsicum annuum seed germination?”
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This is authentic STEM learning at its finest!
Thanks to Principal Facilitator Sonia Kurfess, DreamUp, Nanoracks, and Space Station Explorers for making this journey possible.
Stay tuned for updates and invitations to future missions, and join us in supporting the next generation of scientific pioneers!