Best Space Station Science Pictures of 2021" video. According to the ARRL Letter, this is significant because it acknowledges the science education and research elements of the ARISS program.The images are shared here.
In the top
image, NASA astronaut Shannon Walker and JAXA (Japan Aerospace Exploration
Agency) astronaut Soichi Noguchi pose for a photo during an ARISS session with junior high school students in Japan. In the bottom image, NASA astronaut Raja
Chari spoke with students from Chile.
The program’s goal is
to spark student interest in mathematics and science and inspire the next
generation of explorers. Selected students learn about the station, radio
waves, and other topics and prepare questions before their scheduled call.
(Images and photo info courtesy NASA)