Students from across the nation will have an opportunity this week to hear from NASA astronaut Victor Glover aboard the International Space Station. The Earth-to-space call will air live at 12:55 p.m. EST Thursday, Dec. 3, on NASA Television and the agencys website.
Glover served as a pilot and second-in-command on Crew-1 SpaceX Crew Dragon and this is his first long-duration mission aboard the station. The Expedition 64 flight engineer will answer prerecorded questions from students during the downlink. Two Smithsonian Institution museums the National Air and Space Museum, which will host the event, and the National Museum of African American History and Culture are combining forces to engage students in a virtual art program to portray their vision of teamwork. Glover will introduce the art project in a prerecorded message discussing the importance of teamwork.