Students from Iowa will have an opportunity next week to hear from NASA astronauts aboard the International Space Station. The Earth-to-space call will air live at 10:30 a.m. EDT Monday, Sept. 27, on NASA Television, theNASA app, and the agencyswebsite.
NASA astronauts Shane Kimbrough and Megan McArthur will answer prerecorded questions from students who participated in Astro Camps across the state this past summer. The downlink event is a collaborative effort between the Iowa Space Grant Consortium, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, and Iowa 4-H Youth Development.
The Student Innovation Center at Iowa State University and other locations across the state will host watch parties for this virtual event.