Here is this week’s episode of NASA’s Space to Ground reports on activities related to the International Space Station:
** NASA honors the women featured in the Hidden Figures book and film:
Thanks to new signage, visitors to NASA Headquarters in Washington, D.C. will be reminded of the contributions of the “hidden figures” essential to the success of early spaceflight. The renaming honors Katherine Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan, and Mary Jackson, who were featured in Margot Lee Shetterly’s book – and the movie – Hidden Figures, as well as all women who honorably serve their country, advancing equality, and contributing to the United States space program. News release: https://go.nasa.gov/HiddenFiguresWay On June 12, Administrator Jim Bridenstine joined U.S. Senator Ted Cruz of Texas, D.C. Council Chairman Phil Mendelson and author Margot Lee Shetterly for the renaming of the street in front of NASA Headquarters in Washington – E Street SW – to “Hidden Figures Way.” Learn about NASA’s hidden and modern figures: https://www.nasa.gov/modernfigures
** The latest episode of NASA Johnson’s Spacecast Weekly program
SpaceCast Weekly is a NASA Television broadcast from the Johnson Space Center in Houston featuring stories about NASA’s work in human spaceflight, including the International Space Station and its crews and scientific research activities, and the development of Orion and the Space Launch System, the next generation American spacecraft being built to take humans farther into space than they’ve ever gone before.
** Canadian media speaks with astronaut David Saint-Jacques of the Canadian Space Agency (CSA):