North Carolina Students To Talk Live With NASA Space Station Astronaut
WASHINGTON, Feb. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Students and teachers from the Triangle area of North Carolina will speak with NASA Expedition 34 flight engineer Tom Marshburn aboard the International Space Station at 10:15 a.m. EST, Tuesday, Feb. 5. The space-to-ground conversation will be open to news media and carried live on NASA Television and the agency's website.
Students will gather at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences to ask astronaut Marshburn questions about life, work and research aboard the orbiting laboratory, where he arrived in December and will remain until May. Marshburn previously flew aboard space shuttle Endeavour on mission STS-127 in 2009.
To attend the event, reporters must contact Jonathon Pishney at firstname.lastname@example.org or 919-733-7450, ext. 304. The North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences is located at 11 West Jones St. in Raleigh.
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