• Students' experiments could end up in space

    By: Megan McClellan

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    Quick Facts:

    • Tulsa Regional STEM Alliance with Flight Night are working to send experiments to space
    • Students can compete for a chance to have their experiment sent to space

     

    UPDATE: 5 finalists have been chosen and will fine-tune their experiments in the coming weeks. Winning teams will be announced the first week of December with the experiments going to space in May or June of 2020.

    Here are some pictures from the event shared with FOX23 by the Tulsa Regional STEM Alliance.

     

    Original Story

    Have you ever dreamed of being a scientist in space?  NOW is your chance!

    The Tulsa Regional STEM Alliance is teaming up with Flight Night to provide the opportunity to Oklahoma students the chance to have their experiments sent to space.

    Xan Black with the Tulsa Regional STEM Alliance and Bailey Siegfried are both excited about this opportunity for students.

    If teachers and students are interested, they have until September 20th to register. You can register on the Tulsa Regional STEM Alliance website.

    For those already thinking about what type of experiments they are looking for, FOX23 asked:

     

    Judging is going to take place in different phases. They'll accept the registrations then everyone will present in October. From there, the pool will be downsized to 5 and after fine-tuning those 5 experiments, the judges will pick 3 to be sent to space and have the experiments conducted on the International Space Station!

    Judges will be looking for a few different things:

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