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April 25, 2014
MEDIA ADVISORY M14-181
Indianapolis Students to Connect Live with International Space Station Crew

Students and educators from Butler University in Indianapolis will at gather at Children's Museum Indianapolis for a live conversation with astronauts currently aboard the International Space Station. 

NASA astronauts Rick Mastracchio and Steve Swanson, and Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency astronaut Koichi Wakata, will talk with the students at 10:20 a.m. EDT Tuesday, April 29, about life and work in space. The event will be broadcast live on NASA Television and the agency's website.

Media interested in covering the event should contact Becky Wolfe at 317-334-4618 or beckyw@childrensmuseum.org. Children’s Museum is located at 3000 N. Meridian Street in Indianapolis.

Educators have been preparing their students for the conversation with the crew by incorporating NASA activities in their classrooms. This in-flight education downlink is one in a series designed to improve science, technology, engineering and math, teaching and learning. It is an integral component of NASA's Teaching From Space education program, which promotes learning opportunities and builds partnerships with the education community using the unique environment of space and NASA's human spaceflight program.

For NASA TV streaming video, schedules and downlink information, visit:

http://www.nasa.gov/nasatv

For information about NASA's education programs, visit:

http://www.nasa.gov/education

 

For information about the International Space Station, visit:

http://www.nasa.gov/station

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Ann Marie Trotta
Headquarters, Washington
202-358-1601
ann.marie.trotta@nasa.gov

Elizabeth LeBlanc
Johnson Space Center, Houston
281-483-5111
elizabeth.s.leblanc@nasa.gov

 


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