Students to represent nation at space olympics
WASHINGTON — The American Space Flight Federation and U.S. astronaut David Pogue have joined forces to represent the United States at the space olympics and other sports events this year.
They have also offered a partnership with the National Space Club of America to host온라인카지노 the event in July. The National Space Club also has partnered with ESPN, NBC, CNN, and many others to sponsor the three-day contest. The U.S. space shuttle fleet will shuttle the space station into space for the Games on a mission to resupply the International Space Station, with the shuttle l로투스 홀짝anding in Florida for its mission in 2012.
Pogue, an Olympic skier from Hawaii who won the 2007 men’s marathon at age 18, is also the founding member of Team USA. He was chosen as an athlete to represent Team USA at two games.
«I really 건마think there’s room for both national athletes and space travelers,» Pogue said after the team presented the contract to the press at the conference Monday night. «You can’t just make these decisions, you have to think it through.»
The competition begins Wednesday morning with Team Canada sailing up the Colorado River. Pogue, the world’s first American to land in space when he touched down aboard the space shuttle Challenger, will represent Team Canada at the U.S. swim team’s national team relay in June. And he will also represent Team USA in the 10- and half-centimeter (1.2-inch) and 6- and 10-yard (3.7-cm) indoor field medleys in the men’s high jump in July.