Seattle Students to Speak with NASA Astronaut Aboard Space Station


NASA Astronaut Jessica Meir conducts Plant Pillow watering operations in the Columbus European Laboratory
NASA Astronaut Jessica Meir conducts Plant Pillow watering operations in the Columbus European Laboratory for the Veg-04B experiment.
Credits: NASA

Students from the greater Seattle area will have an opportunity next week to talk with a NASA astronaut aboard the International Space Station. The Earth-to-space call will air live at 12:55 p.m. EDT Monday, March 2, on NASA Television and the agencys website.

Jessica Meir will answer questions from middle school students from across the Seattle region. Participants prepared for the Microsoft Education-hosted call by designing prototype protective footwear for astronauts through the Astro Socks Design Challenge.

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