Questions from youth across Iowa will be asked of astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) in a live broadcast arranged by the Iowa Space Grant Consortium and Iowa State Extension and Outreach Monday, September 27.
NASA’s In-flight Education Downlink will take viewers to the International Space Station Expedition 65 in orbit above the earth. The time has been confirmed for 11:10 a.m. Central Time.
The event can be watched live on NASA TV and a watch party will take place at Iowa State’s Student Innovation Center Step-atorium, 606 Bissell Rd., Ames, IA 50011.
The ISS crew members will answer pre-recorded questions asked by the young spaceflight enthusiasts.
Learn more about the event with a news release on the ISU Extension and Outreach web site. General information about the event can be found on the Extension and Outreach 4-H Youth Development web page.
In addition to organizers Iowa Space Grant Consortium and ISU Extension and Outreach, partners for this event include the Science Center of Iowa and Putnam Museum and Science Center.
The Iowa Space Grant Consortium, based in Iowa State’s Department of Aerospace Engineering, is a part of NASA’s National Space Grant College and Fellowship Program. It strives to improve and inspire Iowa’s future in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) through support of aerospace research, education and outreach activities for all Iowans through NASA internships, fellowships and scholarships, competitions for grants within higher education and more.