NASA astronaut Joe Acaba will host a two-hour special radio broadcast on the Internet radio station Third Rock Radio while aboard the International Space Station, 306 kilometres above Earth.
“The Joe Show: New Rock from Space” will debut at 4pm Eastern time on Friday 3 August.
Acaba, KE5DAR, a fan of classic rock, will discuss his experiences aboard the orbiting laboratory while presenting new rock to listeners around the world.
The Joe Show is a blend of science, technology, engineering, mathematics (STEM) and art. It highlights the latest technology, all within the context of “exploring new worlds of music.”
“I’m excited to be the first astronaut to DJ from space on Third Rock Radio,” Acaba said. “From the recordings launched aboard the Voyager spacecraft to the wakeup songs on shuttle missions, NASA and music have a long history together. As a former educator, I also appreciate the strong links between music and maths, one of the core STEM components that is so critical to my work as an astronaut.”
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