Lucky Philadelphia Youth Interact with Astronauts
As the International Space Station zoomed overhead, Destination Imagination students and Philadelphia youths from area schools and Boys and Girls clubs had the opportunity to talk one-on-one with the astronauts in space.
Students asked questions and listened intently during their session with NASA astronauts Joe Acaba and Don Pettit, and European astronaut Andre Kuipers, who are on board the International Space Station.
Question: How do you do laundry in space?
Answer: You don't.
Question: Do you get to keep pets?
Answer: Only if you count lab specimens.
Watch the full event below.
NASA Downlink presented by Destination Imagination
Destination Imagination was chosen as a participant of the NASA downlink allowing students the unique once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to ask questions of astronauts aboard the International Space Station. The event took place on June 26, 2012 at Philadelphia University. NASA astronauts Joe Acaba and Don Pettit and European Space Agency astronaut Andre Kuipers spoke via a satellite video to 250 kids.