Apr 15, 2008Idaho Educator Barbara Morgan became America's first teacher to go into space. Morgan trained for almost 20 years to become a mission specialist and flew into space on August 8, 2007.
Now back on Earth, Morgan will answer students' questions about space, why science is important, and what it is like being an astronaut in this special one-hour D4K.
Students can send their questions through e-mail to D4K@idahoptv.org, fax them in before the show to (208) 373-7245 or call in live during the program to (800) 973-9800. Students who send in a question are eligible to win a DVD player and DVDs for their classroom.
The D4K Web site offers facts, links, reading lists, a glossary, pod casts of programs and special D4K web exclusive programming.
Watch D4K: Barbara Morgan, Tuesday, April 15th at 2:00/1:00 p.m. MT/PT, or check it out here on the Web! Watch the D4KWeb Only feature, available after the live broadcast.