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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Some Kansas City middle school students are becoming space scientists. A microgravity experiment of an all-girl team from St. Peter’s School will soon be launched to the International Space Station for testing.

They won a national competition for that and have been invited to see the launch in Virginia, but the trip is costly, so an Internet Kickstarter campaign is underway to help them raise the money to go.

“We were actually picked out of thousands of people around the country,” said St. Peter’s School science student Tone’Nae Bradley-Toomer

“And we’re first, not only in Kansas City, but in Missouri to have this happen to us. That’s so exciting,” said Anna Campbell.

To learn how you can help, click on this link and be sure to watch our full Reaching 4 Excellence report on the girls next week.