Thursday, February 24, 2012COUNTDOWN - GO FOR CONTACT! March 21, 2012 at 10:09 EDT
Update March 21, 2012 - Mission Accomplished!
We had a successful connection with the International Space Station. The contact was covered by both print and tv organizations.
WCPSS's Bill Poston interviews Salem students and teacher.
Tony Rice - Science Fair Parent Volunteer chats with WRAL's anchor Kelcey Carlson
The view of the contact with the International Space Station from the school's multi-purpose facility
Update March 20, 2012 - WE ARE GO!
New time 10:07AM. Video stream should be going about 10 - 15 minutes before. Also the ARISS moderator will be doing an audio only stream at https://sites.google.com/site/arissaudio/
Update - March 15, 2011
Congratulations to Audrey Porter for her winning mission patch design. All of the patch designs will be made into a quilted wall in the front lobby for all to see. They are all great. Teachers have done a great job of integrating this event into many of their lessons. A live stream of the event from Salem's gymnasium will be found at http://ustream.tv/channel/salemiss
Update - March 13, 2011
Our window of communication with the International Space Station has been set for March 21, 2012 at 10:09 AM EDT.
Update - March 11, 2011
Due to a busy work schedule for the astronauts our time with them is being rescheduled.
International Space Station Expedition XXX
Sometime during the week of March 19th students at Salem will actually be talking live to astronauts on-board the space station. We will post details as we get them. Thank you to Mr. Rice for providing some very interesting links for our students that you can use too.