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Old September 21st 04, 04:21 PM
Jacques van Oene
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Dwayne Brown
Headquarters, Washington Sept. 20, 2004
(Phone: 202/358-1726)



Educators and students from West Virginia, Arkansas and
Pittsburgh will chat this week with the crew of International
Space Station Expedition 9, Russian cosmonaut Gennady Padalka
and NASA astronaut Mike Fincke. The two calls will be
downlinked and broadcast on NASA TV.

Tuesday, Sept. 21, 3:20 p.m. EDT: Kenna Elementary,
Charlestown, W.V., an education partner of the National Guard
Bureau, Arlington, Va.

Wednesday, Sept. 22, 10:50 a.m. EDT: Sewickley Academy,
Pittsburgh, hosted by the Carnegie Science Center, Pittsburgh

This activity supports NASA's efforts to encourage students
to study and possibly pursue careers in science, technology,
engineering and mathematics. It is an integral part of NASA's
Teaching from Space Program, which builds partnerships with
the education community to create unique learning
opportunities through the use of agency research and
educational technology.

The downlink airs live on the Web and on NASA TV, available
in the continental U.S. on AMC-6, Transponder 9C, C-Band, at
72 degrees west longitude. The frequency is 3880.0 MHz.
Polarization is vertical, and audio is monaural at 6.80 MHz.
In Alaska and Hawaii, NASA TV is available on AMC-7,
Transponder 18C, C-Band, at 137 degrees west longitude. The
frequency is 4060.0 MHz. Polarization is vertical, and audio
is monaural at 6.80 MHz.

For NASA TV information and schedules on the Internet, visit:

For information about NASA's education programs on the
Internet, visit:




Jacques :-)



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