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Students of Riyadh Education Department Share Scientific Experiments with Saudi Astronauts

The Riyadh Education Department’s students participated in real-time scientific space experiments with Saudi astronauts Rayyanah Barnawi and Ali Alqarni, who are both currently on the International Space Station (ISS).

The official spokesperson of Riyadh Education, Abdulsalam Al-Thumairy, affirmed that students participated in three scientific experiments at different times with the astronauts, pointing out that each experiment targeted a specific educational stage, including the ” diffusion of liquid colours” experiment for students of the upper grades of the elementary stage, the experiment of “space kites” for intermediate grade students, and “heat transfer patterns” for secondary grade students.

He explained that the experiments are carried out inside a hall equipped with the latest technologies that allow linking to the spacecraft, in addition to high-capture communication devices, to ensure the quality of sound and image, where students will be able to share their experiences and see the details of life on board the International Space Station.

Source: Saudi Press Agency