Commander Kevin Ford

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4:13 pm
Thu February 7, 2013

Indiana Senate Links Up With Space Station Commander


The commander of the International Space Station spoke via video hookup to the Indiana Senate today.

Astronaut Kevin Ford is a native of Blackford County, Indiana and a graduate of the University of Notre

During a 20-minute chat with lawmakers and schoolchildren, Ford said dozens of experiments are being conducted aboard the space station, many of them medical tests involving the station’s zero-gravity environment.

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