Texas Students to Chat Live with Space Station Crew Members


Texas Students to Chat Live with Space Station Crew Members

WASHINGTON — Students during O. Henry Middle School in Austin, Texas, will learn about vital and operative in space by vocalization with Expedition 30 Commander Dan Burbank and Flight Engineers Don Pettit and Andre Kuipers aboard a International Space Station on Tuesday, Apr 3. The live question-and-answer eventuality will take place during 11:20 a.m. EDT and be promote live on NASA Television. Media member are invited to attend.

More than 100 sixth-, seventh- and eighth-grade students will attend by their scholarship classes. Texas Congressman Lamar Smith is approaching to join a organisation for this special event.

Reporters formulation to attend should hit Helena Wright, media family hit for a Austin Independent School District, during helena.wright@austinisd.org or 512-414-0024. O. Henry Middle School is located during 2610 West 10th St. in Austin.

The students will attend in a accumulation of space-focused science, technology, engineering and arithmetic (STEM) educational initiatives and try other NASA resources in credentials for a space hire downlink.

This in-flight preparation downlink is one in a array with educational organizations in a United States and abroad to urge STEM training and learning. It is an constituent member of NASA’s Teaching from Space Program, that promotes training opportunities and builds partnerships with a preparation village regulating a singular sourroundings of space and NASA’s tellurian spaceflight program.

The accurate time of a downlink could change. For NASA TV downlink, report and streaming video information, visit:


For information about NASA’s preparation programs, visit:


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To follow Twitter updates from Burbank and Pettit, visit:




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