Catch the SECC premiere of these great NASA videos this month
NASA Cassini End of Mission Commentary
On Sept. 15, NASA’s Cassini spacecraft completed its remarkable story of exploration with an intentional plunge into Saturn’s atmosphere, ending its mission after nearly 20 years in space. Live commentary of Cassini’s end of mission activities was shown on NASA TV and the agency’s website. Launched in 1997, Cassini arrived in orbit around Saturn in 2004 on a mission to study the giant planet, its rings, moons and magnetosphere.
- Thursday, December 7 – 7:00 am Channel 16
- Friday, December 8 – 3:30 pm – Comcast 15
- Saturday, December 9 – 8:00 pm – Comcast 15
NASA Space Station Crew Discusses Life in Space with Students in Washington, DC
Aboard the International Space Station, Expedition 53 Commander Randy Bresnik of NASA discussed life and research on the orbital outpost during an educational in-flight event Sept. 27 with students gathered at the National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C. The so-called “STEM in 30” group of students is focused on investigations regarding station science and Bresnik’s contributions to the research being conducted in orbit.
- Thursday, December 14 – 7:00 Comcast 16
- Friday, December 15 – 3:30 pm – Comcast 15
- Saturday, December 16 – 8:00 pm – Comcast 15
NASA Space Station Commander Talks to South Carolina Students
Aboard the International Space Station, Expedition 53 Commander Randy Bresnik of NASA discussed life and work aboard the orbital laboratory during an in-flight educational event Oct. 2 with students at The Citadel STEM Center at the Laing Middle School near Charleston, South Carolina. Bresnik holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in mathematics and an honorary doctorate in aeronautics from The Citadel. He launched to the station in July and will remain on board through mid-December.
- Thursday, December 28 – 7:00 am – Comcast 16
- Friday, December 29 – 3:30 pm – Comcast 15
- Saturday, December 30 – 8:00 pm – Comcast 15