Rice Students to Hear from NASA Astronauts on Space Station

Flight Engineer Kate Rubins
Kate Rubins in the Zvezda Service Module Transfer compartement.
Flight Engineer Kate Rubins is photographed in the Zvezda Service Module Transfer compartment during preparations for Russian Extravehicular Activity 47 (EVA 47).
Credits: NASA

Students from the Rice Space Institute will have an opportunity this week to hear from NASA astronauts aboard the International Space Station. The Earth-to-space call will air live at 10:10 a.m. EDT Thursday, April 8, on NASA Television, theNASA app, and the agencyswebsite.

NASA astronauts Kate Rubins and Mike Hopkins will answer prerecorded video questions from students in the greater Houston area, Scotland, and Ecuador who are connected through the Rice Space Institute. The Rice Space Institute, at Rice University in Houston, fosters interdisciplinary research and education focusing on space science, engineering, and technology development.

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