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



SUBMITTED BY ARTHUR N1ORC - AMSAT A/C #31468

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>
> > 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
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