NASA Invites Questions around Twitter for Space Station News Briefings

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NASA Invites Questions around Twitter for Space Station News Briefings

HOUSTON — For a initial time, NASA will take questions from Twitter during news briefings about arriving International Space Station missions on Tuesday, Mar 20, during a Johnson Space Center in Houston. After reporters during a eventuality ask questions, NASA will take as many questions as probable submitted on Twitter regulating a hashtag #askStation. Questions will be comparison in allege and during a briefings. NASA Television and a agency’s website will promote a events live.

The briefings will preview a arriving Expedition 32 and 33 space hire missions. At 11 a.m. CDT, a space hire module and scholarship overview lecture will cover goal priorities and objectives. These embody hundreds of investigate experiments, a Russian spacewalk, general and blurb load deliveries to a hire and a blurb load proof flight.

The lecture participants are:
— Michael Suffredini, International Space Station module manager
— Dina Contella, Expedition 32 lead moody executive
— Tara Ruttley, associate International Space Station module scientist

At 1 p.m., Expedition 32/33 organisation members Sunita Williams of NASA, Akihiko Hoshide of a Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency and Yuri Malenchenko of a Russian Federal Space Agency will plead their mission. They are set to launch to a orbiting outpost aboard a Soyuz TMA-05M booster Jul 15 and lapse to Earth in November.

Williams, Hoshide and Malenchenko are 3 of a 6 organisation members comprising Expeditions 32 and 33. When they arrive during a station, they will join NASA wanderer Joseph Acaba and Russian cosmonauts Gennady Padalka and Sergei Revin.

To watch a briefings live, visit:

 

http://www.nasa.gov/ntv

For some-more information about a space hire and the crew, visit:

 

http://www.nasa.gov/station

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