California Students to Speak Live with Space Station Astronauts


California Students to Speak Live with Space Station Astronauts

WASHINGTON — Students during Junction Avenue K-8 School in Livermore, Calif., will pronounce with Expedition 31 moody engineers Don Pettit, Joseph Acaba and André Kuipers aboard a International Space Station during 12:30 p.m. EDT on Wednesday, Jun 6. Media member are invited to attend.

Elementary and center propagandize students will ask Pettit, Acaba and Kuipers questions about life, work and investigate aboard a orbiting space station. The eventuality will be promote live on NASA Television and embody video of a space hire residents. Former NASA wanderer Tammy Jernigan will be during a propagandize to pronounce with students.

To attend a event, reporters contingency hit Jamal Fields during or 925-606-4720, ext. 6374. Junction Avenue K-8 School is located during 298 Junction Ave.

NASA activities have been incorporated into classes during a propagandize in credentials for a review with a space hire astronauts. First class students are training about internal former astronauts who have been partial of a space program, including Jernigan, Jeff Wiseoff and José Hernández. Classes focused on health have highlighted advances done by space scrutiny to urge tellurian life. Art and care classes designed a trademark for an “Opportunities Out of This World” thesis focused on science, technology, engineering and arithmetic (STEM).

Pettit, Kuipers, and Russian cosmonaut Oleg Konenenko arrived during a space hire on Dec. 23, 2011. Acaba and Russian cosmonauts Gennady Padalka and Sergei Revin assimilated them on May 17.

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 preparation 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:

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