Teachers in Space, Inc. is a 501(c)3 non-profit educational organization which stimulates student interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) by providing their teachers with extraordinary space science experiences and industry connections.
Our professional development workshops for STEM teachers include personal and experimental flight opportunities, hands-on work with data sensors and remote device control, opportunities to meet and interact with scientists and developers at NASA and commercial space companies, and unique teaching materials and design contests to take back to the classroom.
Teachers In Space, Inc. sparks a transfer of passion for space science and exploration from teachers to their students, preparing and encouraging those students to pursue further education and exciting, rewarding careers in the emerging space industry.
Teachers in Space will launch our first educational satellite “Serenity” in September 2020 via the inaugural flight of Firefly Aerospace. HAM radio operators will be able to “ping” the satellite and receive packets of data including Satellite Health, Battery Charge, Solar Panel Voltage, Latitude, Longitude, and Radiation.
The 2019 Flight Experiments is now open to register for American STEM teachers of students between 6th and 12th grade. Learn Arduino programming, data design, and balloon mission management. Cutting-edge training with top technologists. Successful teams will be able to send their experiments to the edge of space. The kick-off date and schedule will be announced in January.Read More
Our previous program, starting in 2015, with experiments flown on the Airbus Perlan II stratospheric glider from 2016 to 2018 in Minden NV, and El Calafate, Argentina.
Learn more about the 14 teams that flew an experiment, their projects, and what they achieved.2016-2018 Flight Experiments
If you'd like to try building your own experiment, you can pick up our TIS Arduino Kit or TIS CubeSat frame from the shop. Participants in this year's Flight Experiments Program get one of each with Module I, but if you have a larger class you can pick up some extras here.
After science teacher Jim Kuhl enrolled his sixth graders to fly an experiment on Perlan 2, team lead Drucilla won the NYS NASA Space Grant award to continue her research and visit the glider in Nevada...Read More