Space Shuttle Discovery Send-off from Kennedy Space Center

NASA’s Digital Learning Network Presents Space Shuttle Discovery “Fly-Out” Celebration

NASA’s Digital Learning Network, or DLN, is hosting a special event on April 16, 2012 at 1 p.m. EDT, to commemorate the departure of space shuttle Discovery. Join DLN hosts Damon Talley and Rachel Power as they broadcast live from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center’s Space Shuttle Landing Facility in Florida. The space shuttle Discovery is being prepared to fly on the back of the Shuttle Carrier Aircraft, a modified 747. The flight will take Discovery to its final destination at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum’s Udvar-Hazy Center in Virginia.

The Space Shuttle Discovery “Fly-Out” celebration will include special guests that have worked on the space shuttle over the years, both on land and in space!

For more information and to watch the webcasts online, visit the DLN website at http://dln.nasa.gov.

Do you have a question you would like to see answered live during the webcast? Send questions to dlinfochannel@gmail.com.

Inquiries about this webcast should be directed to Damon Talley at Damon.B.Talley@nasa.gov.

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Live Video Chat: Space Shuttle Discovery Fly Out

Join NASA Explorer Schools, or NES, on April 16, 2012, at 1 p.m. EDT, for a live webchat from the Space Shuttle Landing Facility at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Preparations are underway to transport space shuttle Discovery on the back of a modified 747 to its final destination at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum’s Udvar-Hazy Center in Virginia. This special flight will take place on April 17, 2012. Don’t miss this opportunity to have your students ask NASA experts questions about the shuttle program and the future of space exploration.

Submit questions during the chat through a chat window, or send them to NASA-Explorer-Schools@mail.nasa.gov.

To learn more about NES, visit the explorerschools.nasa.gov website.

For more information and to view the video chat, visit http://www.nasa.gov/offices/education/programs/national/nes2/home/discovery-chat.html.

If you have any questions about the video chat, contact NASA-Explorer-Schools@mail.nasa.gov.

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~ by alanotte on April 14, 2012.

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