Wonders of The Space Station Brought to North Carolina

April 25, 2012 by  

NASA will be showcasing its newest multimedia experience, “Destination Station”, an exhibit about the research accomplishments and opportunities on the International Space Station at the North Carolina Natural Sciences Museum in Raleigh from April 28th through May 19th. Other special events will take place during that time in Fayetteville and Durham. NASA no doubt is using poster printing and flyer printing to inform the public about the exhibit and the other events that are taking place throughout North Carolina.

In Durham, at the Neal Middle School on April 25th there will be a live television event where students will be able to ask Flight Engineer Don Petit and Commander Dan Burbank about the progress of their mission on the International Space Station during Expedition 30. Nancy Currie, the principal engineer for the NASA Engineering and Safety Center, will also deliver a presentation on living in space.

Bill McArthur, a NASA astronaut, will be at various events during the “Destination Station” experience. On April 26th from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. he will be discussing his experience from the period of September 2005 through April 2006 as the Commander and International Space Station Science Officer during Expedition 12 at a Twitter Town Hall at North Carolina State University.

Along with Tara Ruttley, NASA Associate International Space Station Program Scientist. McArthur will be at the Archie K. Davis Conference Center/Research Triangle Park Headquarters on April 27th to discuss scientific experiments that were carried out on the space station and their effect on life on Earth.

On April 30th, McArthur will be at Fort Bragg to visit with students and soldiers at 8:30 a.m. The event is open only to the residents at Fort Bragg in Fayetteville and the media.