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:
Meet the Astronaut
“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.