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Pakistani fourth-graders win hearts at NASA with adorable science questions

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A group of scientists and researchers from National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) interacted with the Pakistani students in a virtual chat on Wednesday.

The fourth graders from a school in Karachi had written a letter to the scientists and observers at NASA and asked them about space and astronomy. The science teacher posted the letter from students on her Twitter account and tagged NASA in her tweet. She asked people to spread the word and help them connect to NASA.

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The letter had names of students, their age, and questions. “These fourth graders have some questions for you. @NASA@Space_Station @NASAEarth @NASA_Johnson @NASA_Astronauts @NASAKennedy @MarkRober @DestinSandlin @TheSpaceGal@neiltyson,” wrote the teacher, named Aimun, on Twitter.

A few hours later, Aimun received interesting replies from scientists and researchers connected to NASA.

Kevin, a software engineer from NASA, answered Haniyah’s question first.

Then a planetary geologist, Ulrich Kohler, a planetary geologist, also gave interesting replies to the questions of student.

Moreover, Emmy-nominated host of ‘Xploration Outer Space’ Emily Calandrelli also responded to the questions of the students.

Famous astronaut, Chris Hadfield, also answered the questions of students named Mahrukh and Rayyan. The NASA’s German counterpart, DLR, also took part in a fun activity and solved the queries of the students.

The students had an informative activity through virtual interactions with famous scientists and astronauts from NASA, also highlighting the positive use of social media.

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