Expedition 60 Flight Engineer Christina Koch of NASA activates the newBioFabricationFacility to test its ability to print cells. Researchers are exploring whether the weightless environment of space may support the fabrication of human organs in space.
NASA astronautChristina Kochwill answer questions from students at her alma maters North Carolina State University and North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics.
The event will take place in the Talley Student Union’s State Ballroom at NC State, 2610 Cates Ave. in Raleigh. Media interested in covering should contact Mick Kulikowski firstname.lastname@example.org.
Linking students directly to astronauts aboard the space station provides unique, authentic experiences designed to enhance student learning, performance and interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Astronauts living in space on the orbiting laboratory communicate with NASA’s Mission Control Center in Houston 24 hours a day through theSpace Network’sTracking and Data Relay Satellites (TDRS).
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