Mark Your Calendars to Watch an Exclusive In-Flight Space Event

What: On October 2, Society for Science & the Public’s educators and students will have an exciting opportunity to watch a 20-minute Earth-to-space video call with Expedition 63 Commander Chris Cassidy of NASA, who is aboard the International Space Station. Video questions will be asked by Science News in High Schools program students from across the United States. Scroll through this page for great information and ideas for your classroom.

When: The in-flight event will occur on October 2, 2020 from 12:25pm-12:45pm EDT (11:25am-11:45am CDT). Fill out this form to be reminded to join.

Where: www.nasa.gov/nasatv

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Meet Astronaut Chris Cassidy

We will be live with astronaut Chris Cassidy, the Commander of the Expedition 63 mission.

Learn about Chris

Learn about Expedition 63

Watch Astronaut Moments: Chris Cassidy

While exploring the information about Chris Cassidy and Expedition 63, ask yourself these questions:

  1. What is the goal of Expedition 63? What role is Chris Cassidy playing in this mission?
  2. What do you find interesting about Chris Cassidy’s background? What has helped him prepare for his role in the mission?
  3. Describe one investigation that the Expedition 63 crew is conducting. What is the overall purpose of the investigation, and how does it align with the goal of the expedition?
  4. When will the mission end?
Chris Cassidy NASA

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