NASA Destination Station Coming to Mesa Community College on February 28
Mesa Community College will host NASA’s Destination Station: Experiences in Orbit on Thursday, February 28, 2013 at the Southern and Dobson campus (1833 W Southern Ave., Mesa, in the Event Tent on the east side of campus).
An Astronaut will “Share the Wonders of YOUR International Space Station” during a special presentation at 7 pm. Learn about an Astronaut’s experiences onboard the International Space Station and the importance of conducting research in space. From 7:45-8:30 pm, there will be an opportunity for autographs and pictures. In addition, special Planetarium showings about the International Space Station will be held prior to and following the Astronaut presentation.
The International Space Station is an internationally-developed research facility located in Earth’s lower orbit. It is the largest space station ever constructed. It serves as a research laboratory where astronauts from around the world conduct experiments in human health, physical sciences, and earth and space science.
To attend the Destination Station event at MCC on February 28, please register at: http://tinyurl.com/nasatalk2.
About Destination Station
Destination Station is NASA’s International Space Station Program national awareness campaign that promotes research opportunities, educates communities about activities performed on the International Space Station, and communicates the real and potential impacts of the station on our everyday lives. Additional information about Destination Station can be found at www.nasa.gov/destinationstation.