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Watch Kathleen High students talk to astronauts in space
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Watch Kathleen High students talk to astronauts in space

Lakeland, Florida -- Kathleen High student will be able to interactive with NASA astronauts in space next week during a Q & A session.

The Central Florida Aerospace Academy (CFAA) of Lakeland's Kathleen High will be the only school in Florida and one of five in the country to talk with NASA astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) during Expedition 25/26, according to a release on the Polk County Schools website.

The NASA Teaching From Space Office has confirmed the signal satelitte transmission between ISS astronauts and CFAA students for 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 11. The students will communicate with astronauts in space from the FAA Production Studios located on the Sun 'n Fun complex of Lakeland Linder Regional Airport on 4175 Medulla Rd. in Lakeland.

The ISS crew members will perform curriculum-based activities in space to demonstrate principles of science, engineering, math, flight and geography and answer questions in real-time from CFAA students on earth.

CFAA, a career academy of Kathleen High, is also located at Lakeland Linder Regional Airport and provides training, instruction and programs to prepare students in avionics and aerospace technology, engineering, piloting, computer-assisted design, avionics electronics and other avionics disciplines.

To find out more how you can watch this interaction visit the Polk County Public Schools website.

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