NASA In-flight Education Downlink

Friday, August 9, 2019 @ 1:15 – 1:35 PM EST




As a part of the International Space Station’s Expedition 60, 200 young space enthusiasts from schools and youth centers all over Hampton Roads gathered at Slover Library to chat with NASA Astronaut Nick Hague live from the International Space Station. Selected students were chosen to read their own space questions and questions submitted from children across the nation for the astronaut to answer.

Missed the live stream? Watch the recorded downlink below:

SPACE STATION CREW MEMBER DISCUSSES LIFE IN SPACE WITH VIRGINIA STUDENTS

Aboard the International Space Station, Expedition 60 Flight Engineer Nick Hague of NASA discussed life and research on the orbital laboratory during an in-flight educational event August 9 with students gathered at the Slover Library in Norfolk, Virginia.


Meet the Astronaut

 Official astronaut portrait of Tyler (Nick) Hague - Blue Flight Suit Picture.\rPhoto Date: January 13, 2014.  Location: Building 8, Room 183 - Photo Studio.  Photographer: Robert Markowitz

“Nick” Tyler N. Hague

Tyler N. Hague was selected by NASA as an astronaut in 2013. The Kansas native earned a Bachelor of Science in Astronautical Engineering from the United States Air Force Academy in 1998, and a Master of Science in Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2000. In 2009, Hague was selected for the Air Force Fellows program in Washington, D.C., and was a staff member in the United States Senate. Hague is currently a part of the Expedition 59 and 60 crew that launched to the International Space Station in March 2019.