NASA Seeks Hosts for Space Station Interactive Education Events

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NASA Seeks Hosts for Space Station Interactive Education Events

WASHINGTON — NASA is seeking grave and spontaneous preparation organizations to horde live in-flight interactive conversations between a subsequent era of explorers and astronauts aboard a International Space Station (ISS).

Comprehensive proposals are being supposed for missions scheduled between Sep 2012 and Mar 2013. The deadline to contention is Friday, Jun 1, 2012.

During ISS Expeditions 33 and 34, NASA organisation members Sunita Williams, Kevin Ford and Thomas Marshburn will attend in 20-minute question-and-answer sessions with students who will learn what it is like to live and work in space. While participants see and hear a organisation members live from space, a organisation does not see a audience.

U.S. preparation organizations including propagandize districts, museums, scholarship centers, inhabitant and informal preparation organizations and local, state and sovereign supervision agencies are authorised to participate. Organizations might request away or work together. NASA provides this eventuality during no assign to a horde establishment and will work with a classification to devise a event.

Downlink opportunities are promote live on NASA Television and streamed on a NASA website. Due to a inlet of tellurian spaceflight operations, organizations contingency denote a coherence to accommodate changes in downlink dates and times. Participating organizations also contingency have dual dedicated write lines and a ability to accept NASA TV around NASA’s LIMO Channel to promulgate with and perspective a crew.

These singular educational opportunities are done accessible by Teaching From Space (TFS), a NASA preparation initiative. TFS will reason several online information sessions about downlinks and a offer routine with meddlesome organizations.

To attend in an online event and obtain information about expectations, content, format, audience, offer discipline and forms, send an e-mail to JSC-Teaching-From-Space@mail.nasa.gov or call 281-244-7608.

For some-more information on a initiative, visit:  

 

http://go.usa.gov/Xqt

For some-more information about NASA education, visit:  

 

http://www.nasa.gov/education

For some-more information about a ISS, visit:  

 

http://www.nasa.gov/station

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