Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

Events

  • Hello, Space Station?
  • Outreach
  • 9/9/2016
  • 10:30-12:30
  • Lawrence, Kansas
  • Host: Lawrence Public Library, Spencer Museum of Art
Event Description
The Lawrence Public Library has invited the Spencer to participate in the Hello, Space Station program. A live chat with the International Space Station and astronaut Takuya Onishi will take place on Friday, September 9 at 11:25 AM. A radio ground station, constructed by the Douglas County Amateur Radio Club, will radio up to the Space Station as it passes overhead at 17,150 miles per hour. During contact, middle school students will get the opportunity to ask the astronauts questions while everyone else from the community listens in. Community partners will be on hand sharing their radio, space, artistic, and science career expertise.