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Like many of us, you’ve probably seen – and perhaps become addicted to – the live streaming Osprey nest cam that Golden Gate Audubon Society launched at the end of March.
Expedition 50 Commander Shane Kimbrough and Flight Engineer Peggy Whitson spent 20 minutes answering questions from students, who have been preparing for months for the “Skype from Space” event by doing space-related research and projects.
Fourth-grader Tavion Mills got the ball rolling: “I know that there are many terrifying things in space like darkness and no oxygen. ” Whitson, who last week set a world record for the most spacewalks by a woman, answered: “You’re right.
Ospreys had never been known to nest directly along the Bay before the 1990s.
But Tony’s study, first published in , documented a nesting trend on San Francisco Bay.
“With that practice, that helps us overcome those fears.” Kindergarteners through sixth-graders peppered the astronauts with questions about life in outer space: What would they change about their suits? How do they communicate and get along with astronauts from other countries? Sometimes we do different tricks in space, actually even with food or just hanging out,” answered Whitson.