Ames Office of Education and Public Outreach invites space enthusiasts to view televised SpaceX Launch

A public event will be hosted by the Ames Office of Education and Public Outreach to watch the televised launch of the eighth SpaceX mission to resupply the International Space Station (ISS) on April 8, 2016.

Public has been invited to take part in the event and to get information about Ames’ research launching on the mission from the US space agency engineers and scientists. The event will be held in Ames’ Conference Center, Building 3, in the time period between 11 am to 2:15 pm.

If you are willing to attend the Ames event, you can get yourself registered by sending an email to mentioning the number of people in your party. The event will have limited 350 seats, thus please register as early as you can to get your space reserved. Once you get registered, you will receive a confirmation email, which you must print and carry along to the event. The confirmation email will have directions and parking information.

The mission to the space station will carry five science experiments linked to NASA’s Ames Research Center. The launch event will showcase the launch’s live NASA TV broadcast on a large projection screen, an outline of the research by the center on the International Space Station, Ames scientists’ and engineers’ presentations, and information booths related to the space biology research by Ames.