Blogs  |  8.13.2015

Challenger Center Chats with ISS Astronauts

Lisa Vernal, VP, Communications & Center Relations

Aboard the International Space Station, Expedition 44 Flight Engineers Scott Kelly and Kjell Lindgren of NASA discussed life and work on the orbital laboratory during an in-flight event taking place on the final day of Challenger Center’s Annual Conference.

Captain Mark Kelly joined students, teachers and our conference attendees to talk with Lindgren and Kelly. Lindgren arrived on the station three weeks ago and will remain on board until late December, while Kelly is in the fifth month of a year-long mission on the outpost with Russian crewmate Mikhail Kornienko, gathering valuable biomedical data that will be used in the formulation of a human mission to Mars

Watch the downlink and view pictures.