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N.C. STUDENTS WILL SPEAK VIA NASA TV TO ISS



SUBMITTED BY ARTHUR N1ORC - AMSAT A/C #31468

Arthur Rowe wrote:

 > Feb. 9, 2006
 >
 > Grey Hautaluoma/Sonja Alexander
 > Headquarters, Washington
 > (202) 358-0668/1761
 > MEDIA ADVISORY: M06-019
 >
 > NORTH CAROLINA STUDENTS SPEAK WITH SPACE STATION CREW
 >
 > High school students will speak with the International Space Station 
crew from approximately 9:37 to 9:55 a.m. EST, Wednesday, Feb. 15. The 
event will be live on the Web and NASA TV from the North Carolina School 
of Science and Mathematics, 1219 Broad Street, Durham, N.C.
 > Expedition 12 Commander Bill McArthur and Flight Engineer Valery 
Tokarev will answer questions about their mission. North Carolina is 
McArthur's home state, and he grew up in Robeson County. The Robeson 
Planetarium and Science Center will also participate in the downlink. To 
attend the event, media must contact Craig Rowe at: (919) 416-2872 for 
access information.
 > Station downlinks are integral to NASA's Teaching from Space Program. 
It promotes learning partnerships using NASA research and technology, 
and it creates unique opportunities for students to interact with 
astronauts as they work in space.
 > NASA TV's Public, Education and Media channels are available on an 
MPEG-2 digital C-band signal accessed via satellite AMC-6, at 72 degrees 
west longitude, transponder 17C, 4040 MHz, vertical polarization. In 
Alaska and Hawaii, they're on AMC-7 at 137 degrees west longitude, 
transponder 18C, at 4060 MHz, horizontal polarization. For NASA TV 
digital downlink information and access to NASA TV's Public Channel on 
the Web, visit:
 > http://www.nasa.gov/ntv
 >
 > For information about the crew and the space station, visit:
 > http//:www.nasa.gov/station
 >
 >    
 > -end-
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