Episode 8: NASA Downlink with Jaleh Rezaie

International Space Station in orbitEastern Kentucky University, in partnership with Kentucky Educational Television (KET), was recently named one of the six NASA downlink sites where students will be able to communicate with astronauts aboard the International Space Station. The event, which takes place Jan. 11 on EKU’s campus, will feature a 20-minute question and answer session with the astronauts. Approximately 180 middle schoolers from EKU’s service area will be in attendance.

In this episode of the Innovation Update, Josh talks with Jaleh Rezaie – associate dean of Graduate Education and Research and executive director of the STEM-H Institute at EKU – about the NASA downlink program and the growing need for increased STEM awareness across Kentucky.

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