Army astronaut heads for International Space Station, embraces social media to share story
June 11, 2009
- Kopra is one of four active Army astronauts in the SMDC/ARSTRAT detachment
Want to know what it's like to be an U.S. Army astronaut' Here's a chance to find out.
The Army has set up a special Web site for the public to ask Army astronaut Col. Timothy Kopra a question.
Col. Timothy Kopra launched into space on the July 15 shuttle mission to the International Space Station, where he will remain as a flight engineer for Expedition 20 - now ongoing - throughout the next six months.
Kopra is one of four active Army astronauts in the detachment belonging to the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command.
To ask Kopra a question go to: <a href="http://www.goarmy.com/space" target="_blank">http://www.goarmy.com/space</a>.
To find out more about Army astronauts go to: <a href="http://www.facebook.com/usarmyastronauts" target="_blank">http://www.facebook.com/usarmyastronauts</a>.