Volume 51, Number 44

twelve pages

Byrdstown, Tennessee 38549 -- Thursday, October 30, 2014

Pickett County 5th Graders have chance to talk with NASA scientists

Pickett County 5th Graders have chance to talk with NASA scientistsThe Pickett County K-8 5th grade Science classes were one in five schools who had the privilege of getting to talk with and ask questions to NASA Scientists at Tennessee Tech University via video conference. Along with PCK-8, DeKalb West, Tuckers Crossroads, Prescott South Middle School and Doyle Elementary students were able to ask five questions pertaining to the Space Launch System (SLS) in which each student complied on their own while studying aspects of Our Solar System and Space Travel.
NASA's SLS is an advanced, heavy-lift launch vehicle that will provide an entirely new capability for science and human exploration beyond Earth's orbit. The SLS will give the nation a safe, affordable and sustainable means of reaching beyond our current limits and open new doors of discovery from the unique vantage point of space.
Mark Smith, Hannah Richardson, Carson Reels, Hailey Claborn and Mackenzie Zachary were students that had the opportunity to ask the NASA Scientist questions.

TOP STORIES

Pickett County unemployment down to 9.6% for September - County unemployment rates for September 2014, released this week, show the rate decreased in 94 coun... Keep Reading

New Bakery business open on West Main - "Muffin Top Sweet Shop', owned by Becky Watkins, is open and located at 609 West Main Street. T... Keep Reading

1st Annual PCHS Lady Bobcats, Bobcats BBQ is great success - The 1st Annual Pickett County Lady Bobcats and Bobcats BBQ was held this past Thursday night. The fu... Keep Reading