Exciting Opportunity for New Mexico Students to Engage with NASA Astronauts in Space
New Mexico students will have the opportunity to engage with NASA astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS). This is a unique opportunity for students to learn about space exploration and ask their space-based questions.
The event will be hosted by the New Mexico Museum of Space History, in collaboration with NASA’s STEM on Station team. The museum’s Space Science director, Dave Dooling, expressed excitement over the event, stating that “bringing the ISS and astronauts into the classroom is a fantastic way to inspire students in STEM fields.”
The event will take place virtually on October 18th, 2021, and will feature NASA astronauts Megan McArthur and Mark Vande Hei. During the event, students will have the opportunity to ask the astronauts questions about their experiences working in space, living aboard the ISS, and conducting scientific research.
How to Participate
Participation in the event will be on a first-come, first-served basis. Interested students and teachers should register online through the New Mexico Museum of Space History’s website, where they can also submit their questions for the astronauts. The event will also be live-streamed for those unable to attend in person.
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Summary: New Mexico students have the opportunity to engage with NASA astronauts aboard the ISS on October 18th, 2021. Hosted by the New Mexico Museum of Space History and NASA’s STEM on Station team, the event allows students to ask questions and learn about space exploration. Participation is on a first-come, first-served basis, and registration is available on the museum’s website. The event will also be live-streamed for remote learning. #TECH