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Space Station Web Cast
Ask a Question, December 11, 2003
@ 12:00 p.m. CDT
International Space Station Web Cast
October 9, 2003 @ 12:00 p.m. CDT
Experiment of the Day
individuals around the world will have a chance to "see" inside
the space program as part of a live Web cast hosted by NASA in celebration
of World Space Week 2003. The Web cast, scheduled for October 9
from noon -1 p.m. CDT, will originate from one of NASA's astronaut
training facilities in Houston and feature live discussions and
opportunities to ask questions of astronaut and International Space
Station Program Scientist Don Thomas and Royce Renfrew, Robotics
way to exemplify World Space Week than literally using technology
to bring youth from around the world in to see and share in the
excitement of the International Space Station," said Bill Gerstenmaier,
International Space Station Program Manager.
from ISS Program Manager Bill Gerstenmaier|
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the Japanese Experiment Module "Kibo," Thomas will explain what
it is like to live and work in space as well as elaborate on the
scientific research being done on Space Station. Renfrew will share
how robotic systems are helping build and maintain the ISS, as well
as a sneak peak into his career as a Robotics Flight Controller.
Students can send questions in advance or during the Web cast.
Gerstenmaier (ISS Program Manager)
Mr. Gerstenmaier is responsible for the overall management, development,
integration, and operation of the International Space Station.
Thomas (Astronaut Presenter)
Mr. Thomas is the ISS Program Scientist for the ISS Program Office
at Johnson Space Center.
Renfrew (Expert Robotics Presenter)
Mr. Renfrew is an ISS Robotics Officer (ROBO) and is responsible
for the ISS Robotics system.