CHARLESTON, W.Va. - Fourth- and fifth-grade students from Piedmont Elementary School in Charleston, W.Va., will speak with the International Space Station crew from approximately 9:55 - 10:15 a.m. EDT, Thursday, July 5. The event will be live on the Web and NASA TV from the Clay Center for the Arts and Sciences in Charleston, W.Va.
Expedition 15 Flight Engineer Clayton Anderson will answer students' questions about the mission and living in space. To attend the event, media must contact Katrina Harmon at: (304) 561-3543 for access information.
Piedmont was recently selected as a member of the NASA Explorer Schools program, which establishes three-year partnerships between the agency and schools across the nation.
NASA TV's Public, Education and Media channels are available on an MPEG-2 digital C-band signal accessed via satellite AMC-6, at 72 degrees west longitude, transponder 17C, 4040 MHz, vertical polarization. In Alaska and Hawaii, they're on AMC-7 at 137 degrees west longitude, transponder 18C, at 4060 MHz, horizontal polarization. For NASA TV digital downlink information and access to NASA TV's Public Channel on the Web, visit:
To watch a short Web video featuring Astronaut Clayton Anderson, visit:
For information about the Clay Center, visit:
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