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Apply for a Downlink

The proposal period for In-Flight Education Downlinks Expedition 72 has CLOSED.

The deadline for completed proposal submission was 12:00 p.m. CST on May 21, 2024.

In-Flight Education Downlinks are opportunities for students and educators to interact with astronauts aboard the International Space Station during a 20-minute question and answer session. During the event, astronauts respond to the student questions live on-air. Downlinks are available to U.S.-based formal and informal education organizations.

**Expedition 72 education downlinks will tentatively occur between September 2024-March 2025**

To Apply:

  1. Register in NASA STEM Gateway. Registration is a two-step process:
  2. Once a profile has been created in NASA STEM Gateway, email JSC-Downlinks@mail.nasa.gov to request a current Expedition 72 proposal form.
  3. Once the proposal form and supporting materials are complete, upload them in NASA STEM Gateway by attaching them to your application for NGS In-Flight Education Downlinks Expedition 72.