US Interns, Texas, Bulgarian Students to Hear from Space Station Astronauts


Crew in Harmony module
Crew in Harmony module
SpaceX Crew-2 Mission Specialists and Expedition 65 Flight Engineers Megan McArthur and Akihiko Hoshide pose for a portrait together aboard the International Space Station.
Credits: NASA

Students across the globe have opportunities this week to hear from astronauts aboard the International Space Station. The Earth-to-space calls air live on NASA Television, as well as theNASA app, and the agencyswebsite, where they are also available on-demand.

On Wednesday, July 28, NASA astronaut Mark Vande Hei and Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency astronaut Akihiko Hoshide will answer prerecorded video questions from interns at various U.S. federal agencies beginning at 1:25 p.m. The downlink is facilitated by the NASA internships team in cooperation with internship representatives from NASA, the U.S. Geological Survey, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the U.S. Department of Defense, and the U.S. Forest Service. The event will promote international partnerships and interagency collaboration. Mike Kincaid, NASAs associate administrator for STEM Engagement, will offer prerecorded opening remarks. NASA Administrator Bill Nelson and NASA Deputy Administrator Pam Melroy will give prerecorded opening remarks for a National Intern Day event scheduled to air on NASA Television.

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