- Press Release
- Mar 23, 2023
Gadsden students help NASA test communication link for future science studies onboard the International Space Station
Media Advisory: 00-097
Attention: Early Morning
Thursday and Friday March 23 &
6-10 a.m. EST
10 Minute Windows–With B-Roll
Gadsden, Ala. are part of unique NASA communication program
designed for scientists on Earth to talk to Space Station crews.
NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center during testing of a computer
system called the Telescience Resource Kit (TReK).
across the United States.
— the command post for all science aboard the Space Station —
helping NASA fine-tune the network.
from, and transmit commands to, experiments onboard the Space
astronauts onboard the Space Station.
students, teachers and NASA.
Who: Bob Bradford Engineer Marshall Space Flight Center Satellite Windows: 10 minutes Satellite Coordinates: GE-2, Transponder 9C, 85 degrees west longitude, Frequency: 3880 MHz, audio: 6.8 MHz. Satellite Interview Information: Lindsey Rawl, Producer (256) 544-2228
Beeper (256) 544-1183 PIN 0025
Steve Roy, Media Relations