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NASA to Ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Opening Bell from the International Space Station in Honor of the First Commercial Crew Launch

By SpaceRef Editor
June 1, 2020
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What:  NASA will ring the Nasdaq Opening Bell remotely from the International Space Station to commemorate the first Commercial Crew launch.

Jim Bridenstine, NASA Administrator, Demo – 2 Launch Crew, Robert Behken, Douglas Hurley, and ISS Commander Chris Cassidy, will ring the Opening Bell in a virtual bell ringing ceremony from the International Space Station. 

When:  Tuesday, June 2, 2020 – 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET            

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