These are the students who practiced questions for the Shuttle Columbia on the STS-93 Mission on Saturday, July 24, 1999 at approximately 5:45 pm. The guys on either end are William Wetzel, N6RKY (left) and Doug Borcoman, WB6NUD. Next to William is Scottia Evans, the first ever Harbor View female teacher-sponsor for Sarex '99
9 questions were asked of CMDR Collins with 8 of them answered. Partially transcripted answers to some of them appear below--check back for more!
Is the Shuttle Space Simulator adequate preparation for for the real thing?
Answer: Yes, I think that it is more than adequate to realize what it is like to live and work in space--over
How do you feel about being the first female commander of the space shuttle?
Answer: I take my duties and responsibilities seriously and believe that NASA has been in the forefront when it comes to appointing women to positions of great responsibility--over
We looked over the meal menus for Day One. Is the food good in space?
Answer: The food is quitre good--really! Today I had rice and there are plenty of food items to chose from including snacks--over
What do scientists hope to accomplish with the Chandra X-ray Observatory?
Answer: The telescope will be used for charting regions of space that have not been accessible previously with current instruments
More to come....
Osceola School-another school's success!