Get Involved

We gratefully acknowledge the active involvement of volunteers affiliated with several Rhode Island organizations, including:  Newport County Radio Club, Rhode Island STEAM Academy. We also thank IBM International Foundation for supporting active and retired employees who help make Rhode Island STEAM projects a reality. 

Here is how you can get involved in "space chats": 

Expedition 53 crew portrait

ISS Expedition 53 crew members     Credit: NASA

(June 20, 2017) --- The six-member Expedition 53 crew poses for an official crew portrait at the Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas. Seated in the front (from left) are Flight Engineer Alexander Misurkin of Roscosmos and Commander Randy Bresnik of NASA. Standing in the back (from left) are NASA astronauts Joe Acaba and Mark Vande Hei, Sergey Ryazanskiy of Roscosmos and Paolo Nespoli of the European Space Agency.