ST. PAUL (WKOW) -- Some middle school students in St. Paul will have a unique opportunity to connect with an astronaut Monday.
Students at Farnsworth Aerospace Magnet will have a live conversation with American astronaut Don Pettit who is on board the International Space Station.
Students in grades six through eight will talk to Pettit through a HAM radio connection. The students have been studying and researching the space station.
The opportunity was offered by NASA and facilitated through the Polk County HAM radio club. Members of the radio club set up antennas and will be on hand Monday for the live chat.
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