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Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson

Representing the 30th District of TEXAS

Dallas Students to Speak to Space Station Astronauts LIVE !

Tuesday, April 26, 2016 - 10:00am
Yvonne A Ewell Townview MAgnet Center
Dallas, TX 75203
United States

Students from the School for the Talented and Gifted at the Yvonne A. Ewell Townview Magnet Center in Dallas, Texas, will have the opportunity to speak with NASA astronauts currently living and working on the International Space Station at 11:15 a.m. ET on Tuesday, April 26. The 20-minute, Earth-to-space call will air live on NASA Television and the agency’s website.

Expedition 47 Flight Engineers Jeff Williams and Tim Peake will answer questions from the students. Williams Launched to the space station on March 18 and will live aboard until September. Peake launched on Dec. 15 and will return home in June.

Media interested in covering the event should contact Cameron Trumble at Cameron.trimble@mail.house.gov. The Yvonne A. Ewell Townview Magnet Center is located at 1201 East 8th Street.

This in-flight education downlink is an integral component of the NASA Office of Education’s efforts to improve science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) teaching and learning in the United States. Linking students directly to astronauts aboard the space station through the agency Office of Education’s STEM on Station activity provides authentic, live experiences in space exploration, space study and the scientific components of space travel, while introducing the possibilities of life in space.

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

 

http://www.nasa.gov/nasatv