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Christopher K.
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ISS Expedition 53

Post by Christopher K. » October 31st, 2017, 4:03 pm

At 9:10am CDT on NASA-TV3, Joe Acaba and Mark Vande Hei took part in an educational event with a school in Cleveland. On the 26th none other than Pope Francis "called in" to discuss weighty questions. Randy Bresnik mentioned how work on the ISS can touch the soul.

More information:
https://blogs.nasa.gov/spacestation/201 ... questions/

Joe Acaba has a master's in geology from the University of Arizona and was a member of the USMC Reserves...
https://www.jsc.nasa.gov/Bios/htmlbios/acaba-jm.pdf

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Re: ISS Expedition 53

Post by Christopher K. » December 12th, 2017, 10:20 am

There will be an in-flight educational event at 11:10am; it will be broadcast on both NASA-TVs.

Mark Vande Hei earned a master's in applied physics from Stanford; he is a VFW member...
https://www.nasa.gov/astronauts/biograp ... /biography

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Re: ISS Expedition 53

Post by Christopher K. » December 13th, 2017, 6:56 pm

The Expedition 53 farewell and hatch closure is in a short while. Coverage on NASA-TV1 begins at 7:30pm, with the closure itself taking place at about 8pm...
https://blogs.nasa.gov/spacestation/201 ... five-days/

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