About Teachers in Space

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.

"Your Surviving Space workshop at CAMI was the best professional development workshop I've attended in 20 years of teaching. The quality of the experiences plus the cutting edge classroom content provided by Scott Wiley and Sten Odenwald was exceptional and inspiring. Teachers in Space is the Best of the Best."

Matthew Pearce, Founding Science Department Chair of West Ranch High School
William S Hart School District, CA

 

  • Serenity Cubesat

    Teachers in Space Launch Serenity Satellite

    Teachers in Space (TIS) has secured a flight on Firefly Aerospace’s Alpha launch vehicle to send their educational Cube satellite, “Serenity”, into a low Earth orbit. Serenity will contain several experiments including Gloversville School Districts radiation experiment and Villanova University’s Blockchain technology experiment.

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  • TIS Launching Educational Satellite

    Teachers in Space Launching Educational Satellite for Your Use! 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 […]

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  • Run 1/2 Marathon with Charlotte

    On Saturday, October 20, 2018 Join TIS and SpaceX mission manager Charlotte Kiang as we race from Brooklyn Museum through Prospect Heights, Crown Heights, Windsor Terrace, and Kensington to finish in iconic Prospect Park. Click Button to run or to support our team. Share this link to fund the suborbital spaceflight for our 2018-19 Flight […]

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  • A Space Force Could Be Disastrous to our Future

    By The Board of Teachers in Space Space hangs above us out of sight, a mere 100 kilometers (62 miles) away. Because of its out-of-the-way location, it’s hard to remember that the lives we lead are underpinned by space. Satellites, layered in four distinct altitudes, provide a vast array of 21st century services, including cell […]

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2016-2018 Flight Experiments Program

Our previousPerlan 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

Arduino Kits and CubeSat Frames available from the TIS Shop

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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.

TIS Shop

Taking Flight Essay Book

The book is finally here! The top essays from our contest have been compiled and are available for download. This eBook contains the top essays and images from the flight. Download yours!

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MissionPartners

Teachers in Space is proud to have great partners supporting our mission of bringing space education to the classroom.