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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 16, 2000
INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION TELECONFERENCES TO BE
BROADCAST LIVE AT SDSM& T
Interested in the International Space Station ( ISS)? If so, mark your calendars to attend one or both of the live teleconferences that will be broadcast via satellite Thursday, February 17 and Thursday, February 24 from 10: 30 am – 12: 00 pm in the Classroom Building at the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology, Room 108.
The broadcast on the 17th is geared toward an audience of middle to high school students and their educators, while the broadcast on the 24th would be of interest to university professors, researchers, and students. The 7th Annual International Space Station Teleconference: Expedition 2000 held on the 17th will take students on a journey where math and science reach new heights! This live and interactive program will present students with real- world examples of math and science that support national Standards of Learning ( SOLs) for middle through high school students. To learn more visit http:// www. spacesite. org/ Exped2000/ default. shtml.
International Space Station: Ventures in Space Teleconference on the 24th will explore strategies planned for the economic development of space. The program provides a forum for interaction between professionals who plan to participate in business opportunities in space, including utilization, operation, and the development of new capabilities for the ISS. These new ventures will expand knowledge and create economic benefits for people on Earth. A diverse panel of top NASA, university and commercial researchers, international investors, and other experts will take your questions and comments on the air. To learn more visit http:// www. spacesite. org/ Ventures/ default. shtml.
For more information about the International Space Station teleconferences at SDSM& T, contact the South Dakota Space Grant Consortium at 394- 1975.
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