Science students at Pottsville High School in Arkansas have been chosen, along with students in 19 other schools nationally, to participate in a new computer network involving the International Space Station.

The program—called the Tele-science Resource Kit, or TReK for short—was designed by NASA engineers to allow scientists from around the world to access experimental data collected on board the space station.

Researchers who have been approved to fly experiments aboard the space station will be able to monitor their projects via the internet without actually being in space or at the Marshall Space Flight Center


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