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Fayette County students prepare to watch science experiment launch to International Space Station

This week, two sophomores in Fayette County Public Schools will see the culmination of nearly a year’s efforts as their science experiment launches to the International Space Station (ISS). Kiera Fehr of Henry Clay High School and Rosalie Huff of Frederick Douglass High School, along with three Chicago-area students, are studying the effects of microgravity on methane-producing termites. Sophomores...

FCPS freshmen preparing to launch termite experiment to International Space Station

Ninth graders Rosalie Huff (left) and Kiera Fehr hope to watch the rocket launch in Florida when their termite/methane experiment heads to the International Space Station.(Photo from FCPS Two FCPS freshmen, teamed with three other students, have designed a science experiment deemed worthy of sending to the International Space Station (ISS). Kiera Fehr of Henry Clay High School and Rosalie Huff of Frederick...