Moroccan students have contact with crew of space station

This event was a first in the MENA region (Middle East and North Africa).

The National School for Computer Science and system analysis (Ensias) held on Wednesday 3 January a teleconference with astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS). This event was a first in the MENA region (Middle East and North Africa).

This teleconference was an opportunity for different students of the Moroccan school to with members of the crew of ISS to talk about various issues related to space flight.

This question-and-answer session focused on different themes related to life inside the space station, space research and its relationship to biomedical applications of artificial intelligence that are currently used in space missions, gives Medias24.

Since its launch in 1998, the ISS is installed in a low Earth orbit at an altitude of about 400 km and carries the 16 revolutions per day around the Earth. ISS is permanently occupied by an international crew.

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