Space Shuttle Astronaut, Educator Joseph Acaba's Message to Students

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Published on 20 Feb 2009, 15:14
NASA astronauts and educators Joseph Acaba and Richard Arnold, crewmembers of the next space shuttle mission have special messages for teachers and students. The message from Acaba and Arnold, both former middle and high school science teachers, urge students and educators to take advantage of teaching materials on NASA's website as a compliment to their mission. The 14 day STS-119 shuttle mission will install a final set of solar arrays on the International Space Station and will include four spacewalks. Acaba will conduct two spacewalks, and Arnold will conduct three. The educational materials focus on NASA's spacesuits. For more information, visit: www.nasa.gov/education/spacesuits
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