Local News Coverage of East Students Watching Their Experiment Launch into Space 

SpaceX CRS-12 rocket lift offThe East High School Student Spaceflight Experiments Program (SSEP) saw its project lift off on the SpaceX CRS-12 rocket on Monday, August 14 at precisely 12:31 p.m. The rocket, which blasted off from Cape Canaveral, carried the East science investigation to the International Space Station. The students hope to learn how organisms—in this case, phytoplankton—survive in space without sunlight or gravity. 
News coverage of the launch includes:

Democrat & Chronicle East High Students Put Science Project into Orbit: http://www.democratandchronicle.com/story/news/2017/08/14/east-high-ssep-nasa-spacex/565665001/
Spectrum News – 3 East High Students Celebrated for Work on Space X Rocket: http://www.twcnews.com/nys/rochester/news/2017/08/15/3-east-high-students-celebrated-space-x-rocket-rochester.html
WXXI News – East High Student Experiment Blasts Off into Space: http://wxxinews.org/post/east-high-student-experiment-blasts-space
WHEC-TV – East High Students’ Experiment Taken to International Space Station: http://www.whec.com/news/east-high-students-experiment-international-space-station/4573807/?cat=565
13WHAM-TV – East HS Experiment Traveling on Space X Rocket to ISS: http://13wham.com/news/local/east-hs-experiment-traveling-on-spacex-rocket-to-iss
WROC-TV – East High School Students Watch Their Project Launch into Space: http://www.rochesterfirst.com/news/local-news/east-high-school-students-watch-their-project-launch-into-space/788976808
WHEC-TV – East High Students to Send Project into Space Monday: http://www.whec.com/news/east-high-students-project-space-x/4573045/

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