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Space-to-ground Conversation with NASA Space Shuttle Endeavour and Educator Astronaut Barbara Morgan

By SpaceRef Editor
August 11, 2007
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Space-to-ground Conversation with NASA Space Shuttle Endeavour and Educator Astronaut Barbara Morgan
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The crew of the STS-118 space shuttle mission, including Educator Astronaut Barbara Morgan, will have a space-to-ground conversation with an audience at the Discovery Center of Idaho. The downlink is scheduled to occur on Aug. 14, 2007, at 12:56 p.m. Mountain time.

The Discovery Center of Idaho is an interactive, hands-on science museum. Located in Boise, the Discovery Center hosts more than 100,000 visitors a year. With more than 160 interactive exhibits, and one-third of the museum dedicated to traveling exhibits, there is always something new and exciting to keep families coming back. The Outreach and Education programs at the Discovery Center reach more than 30,000 students each year in every corner of the geographically diverse state of Idaho. On any given day, and especially during the summer, the Discovery Center hosts camps, classes, clubs and other activities. Discovery Center is also a supporter of By Kids For Kids and other creativity-enhancing programs and organizations, both nationally and local to Idaho.

The downlink event will be broadcast live on NASA TV and webcast online. For more information, visit: http://www.nasa.gov/multimedia/nasatv/index.html

To follow the STS-118 mission visit: http://www.nasa.gov/shuttle/ and for links to educational activities associated with the mission visit: http://www.nasa.gov/audience/foreducators/stseducation/home/index.html

SpaceRef staff editor.