Italian astronaut Paolo Nespoli, IZ0JPA — currently aboard the International Space Station — is scheduled to talk to 16 lucky students from Bishop Hendricken High School and St. Mary Academy – Bay View this Thursday Nov 30th at noon.
RI students and the general public are invited to watch the livestream of the event starting at 1140AM via https://livestream.com/
Claudio, IK1SLD, will be operating the ground station and linking to Bishop Hendricken via telebridge. The student questions are expected to begin around 12:04PM.
Bishop Hendricken is expected to become RI’s first high school to have such a contact.
This opportunity comes from the volunteers at Rhode Island STEAM Academy who view early and regular exposure to STEAM problem-solving as critical to the growth of Rhode Island’s economy.