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Black History Month
Chats and Forums

1999 Archive | 1998 Archive

February is Black History Month. To celebrate, NASA Quest will host a series of QuestChats and forums with African American men and women who contribute their work in support of NASA's mission and goals. Below is the current schedule which may be added to over time. Be sure to check our schedule of events to learn about other upcoming chats with NASA experts.

Help and Information

Feb. 1-4 | Feb. 7-11 | Feb. 14-18 | Feb. 22-25 | Feb. 28-29

Press Release | Some Special Words | African American Astronauts | Related Links

Thursday, February 3, 2000:

laurie marshall
  • Event: Chat
  • Time: 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Pacific Standard Time
  • Laurie Marshall
  • Aerospace Engineer, Dryden Flight Research Center
  • Archive

Tuesday, February 8 - Thursday, February 10, 2000:

julie williams byrd
  • Event: Forum
  • Time: Beginning 8:00 a.m. Pacific Standard Time
  • Julie Williams-Byrd
  • Electronics Engineer/Aerospace Technologist, Langley Research Center
  • Archive

Tuesday, February 8, 2000:

kim hubbard

Wednesday, February 9, 2000:

pat cowings
  • Event: Chat
  • Time: 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Pacific Standard Time
  • Patricia Cowings, Ph.D.
  • Research Psychologist and Acting SLR Branch Department Chief, Ames Research Center
  • Archive

Wednesday, February 16, 2000:

dionne jackson
  • Event: Chat
  • Time: 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Pacific Standard Time
  • Dionne Jackson
  • Analytical Chemist, Kennedy Space Center
  • Archive

Thursday, February 17, 2000:

janis davis street

Wednesday, February 23, 2000:

daniel winterhalter

Thursday, February 24, 2000:

Aprille Ericsson-Jackson

Thursday, February 24, 2000:

jennifer murray

Thursday, February 24, 2000:

Tony Bruins

Tuesday, February 29, 2000:

oran cox

Tuesday, February 29, 2000:

donald james
  • Event: Chat
  • Time: 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Pacific Standard Time
  • Donald James
  • Education Branch Director/Chief, Ames Research Center
  • Archive

Some Special Words
jim lovell
Martin Luther King, Jr.
President William J. Clinton
from Jim Lovell.
"I Have a Dream"

Related Links

During our January 15, 1998 celebration, the NASA Quest hosted a live event. The event featured the video "Follow The Drinking Gourd" a web chat and several classroom activities demonstrating how the Big Dipper was used to help guide slaves to freedom. Click here to see the archive of these materials.

This NASA Quest page
was last updated on February 17, 2000.


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