Indiana Astronaut Speaking With State Senate From Space

By Emma Koch

Credit: Sergei Remegov

Kevin Ford (left) with Russian cosmonauts Oleg Novitskiy (center) and Evgeny Tarelkin

February 7, 2013 Updated Nov 4, 2013 at 9:50 AM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (www.incnow.tv) -- Astronaut Kevin Ford will be speaking to the Indiana Senate's chamber from space Thursday at 1:50 p.m.

Ford, orinignally from Montpelier in Blackford County, will speak to the chamber from Earth orbit via video hookup. Ford's brother, David Ford, was a state senator before dying of pancreatic cancer in 2008.

You can watch the 20-minute Q&A session through live streaming on the Senate's website. Select Senate Chamber from the drop down menu.

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