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The Conrad Foundation believes high school students have the potential to create the next world-changing, commercially-viable product or service. The Spirit of Innovation Challenge (Conrad Challenge) invites students ages 13 – 18 from around the globe to Get Their Genius On by creating solutions to real-world challenges. If you would like to be involved in the many opportunities the Conrad Challenge's online community offers, join today by entering your information below. Once registered, you'll learn more about the competition, submission requirements, challenge categories, and other online resources. The community also provides free access to mentors, webinars, videos and forums to answer all participant questions. Plus, the community is a great place to talk about the sciences and make new friends. What are you waiting for? Register now!

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The DreamUp program, powered by NanoRacks, helps accredited schools in the United States design, build and conduct experiments in space on the U.S. National Laboratory aboard the International Space Station (ISS).  It is one of the core programs offered by The Conrad Foundation.

Through DreamUp, junior high, high school and undergraduate college students can take advantage of NanoRacks’ two standardized research platforms aboard the ISS.  Each platform (also known as NanoLabs) supports 16 experiments (or payloads) housed in small containers. Each NanoLab is plugged into the ISS’ power and communications system by a NASA astronaut for 30 days, offering students a dynamic chance to test scientific theories in the unique atmosphere of space. We call this the ultimate ‘plug and play!’

To fund this exceptional learning opportunity, DreamUp schools can sign up for a unique fundraising program through American ExpressStudents, parents and friends can simply use their card or donate their Membership Rewards points to the DreamUp program to help fund experiments for the school(s) of their choice.

Click Here to get your school started on a DreamUp, powered by NanoRacks experience today.

Click Here to download the DreamUp Flyer!