We have arrived at the International Space Station (ISS)

We have arrived at the International Space Station (ISS)

With a flurry of excitement NASA TV announced those 3 little words we've been waiting so long to hear: "we've got capture". XinaBox had finally arrived at the ISS!

A robotic arm from the ISS captures a resupply vessel

On Tuesday 18 February 2020 at 11am South African time (04:00 EST) the Northrop Grumman Antares powered resupply mission arrived at the International Space Station (ISS) carrying an XinaBox experiment kit, courtesy of Quest for Space.

In parallel with the experiments sent to the ISS, we launched our XK92 Quest for Space ISS Mission Kit - now every classroom can access the same technology that is resident on the ISS and conduct the same experiments / collect the same data. 

XinaBox is inviting schools and engineering clubs to participate by developing and running mirror kits on Earth, collecting and analysing data to be compared with the data set that is returned from the ISS.

The experiments are expected to stay at the ISS in space for a couple of months and will eventually return back to Earth on a Space X rocket.  Data will then be shared with participating schools.

Read more about it on the Africa Space News website.

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