Videos: “Space to Ground” ISS report – Aug.8.2020

Here is the latest episode in NASA’s Space to Ground weekly report on activities related to the International Space Station:

** Down to Earth – All in This Together – NASA Johnson

In this episode of Down to Earth – All in This Together, NASA Astronaut Jessica Meir recalls her recent time living and working aboard the International Space Station, “I never appreciated how fragile and beautiful and special the Earth was… we have one planet and we are all inhabitants of the same home.” #SpaceStation20th

**  It’s A Great Day to be Alive – NASA Johnson

From 250 miles above the Earth, Expedition 63 is very much aware of the hard times which exist in the neighborhoods of the world rotating below. Even amid the uncertainty and difficulties of battling through these challenging times, we encourage everyone to be the best “crewmates” & take care of each other. Cherish the people you love. – Commander Chris Cassidy

** Expedition 63 Inflight with the Center for the Advacement of Science in Space – August 7, 2020

Aboard the International Space Station, Expedition 63 Commander Chris Cassidy of NASA discussed life and work aboard the orbital laboratory as he answered pre-recorded questions Aug. 7 from students affiliated with the Center for the Advancement of Science in Melbourne, Florida. Cassidy is in the midst of a six-and-a-half month mission on the outpost.

** Note: A special event with the Girl Scouts and the ISS is coming up next weekNASA Astronaut Aboard Space Station to Answer Girl Scouts’ Questions | NASA

Girl Scouts from across the nation will pose questions next week to NASA astronaut Chris Cassidy aboard the International Space Station. The educational downlink event will air live at 10:55 a.m. EDT Tuesday, Aug. 11, on NASA Television and the agency’s website.

Cassidy will answer prerecorded questions selected from the 1.7 million girls who are members of the Girl Scouts of the United States of America. Girl Scouts works to provide girls in grades K-12 with engaging opportunities that increase their interest in STEM, including space science badges, training, and events that inspire them to explore space science.

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