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Planning for 2003-2004

April 2004

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To prepare see: http://quest.nasa.gov/about/howto.html
To calculate your time zone see http://www.worldtimezone.com/



 

 

January
through
April 20

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Challenge: PSA
Add the Micro to Gravity!

Classrooms are being challenged to design a way to test the Personal Satellite Assistant (PSA) on Earth to make sure that it will work once it is on the ISS where there is microgravity. During this process, students will explore the engineering design process, including a peer review for refining their designs. NASA engineers and scientists will be on hand to help to guide the process.
Design & Forum are now in process!

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Photo of Keith Nicewarner

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Tuesday
April 20

2 one-hour
Webcasts

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Challenge: PSA
Add the Micro to Gravity!

Reserve this time and date for the culmination of the Design Challenge. Hear from NASA experts who are involved in designing a robot to assist astronauts on the International Space Station.

See what they have to say about your designs and how they are tackling some of the difficulties you encountered.
For more information on this event
Final Designs will be evaluated live.

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8-9AM Pacific
11-12 AM Eastern
1500-1600 GMT

Watch the Archive of this Webcast

Read the Transcript


9:30 AM Pacific
12:30 PM Eastern
1630-1730 GMT


Watch the Archive of this Webcast

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Wednesday
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Tentatively from about 9-12
and 1-4 EDT

See Info URL for final schedule

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The NASA Glenn high school student science competition will be webcast during DIME Drop Days

More information about the webcast may obtained from:page:
http://microgravity.grc.nasa.gov/DIME_WEB.html

Basic information about DIME - Dropping In a Microgravity Environment is available at URL: http://microgravity.grc.nasa.gov/DIME.html

On that page is a link to find archived versions of the DIME competition webcasts in 2002.

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