Tin Whiskers Team Statement
Student Spaceflight Experiments Program
Mission 6 Re-Flight on SpaceX CRS-7 Launch
On Sunday, June 28, the SSEP team attempted to re-fly their tin whiskers experiment on the SpaceX CRS-7 rocket out of Cape Canaveral, Florida. The student experiment was lost when the rocket failed and exploded about 2 minutes after launch. The
team was watching the launch from a safe distance at the Kennedy Space Center Visitors Complex.