On Wednesday, 24 November teachers and students from Carlow will join students from Germany and Czech Republic for a live chat with ESA astronaut Matthias Maurer on the International Space Station (ISS).

You can watch the live call above on the ESA YouTube channel and, as well as the inflight call with Matthias, Dr Niamh Shaw will be speaking with one of Matthias' crew support, Andreas Orth about the Cosmic Kiss mission.

There will also be interviews with Thomas Ormston from ESA ESOC (Operations Centre in Darmstadt) and Dr Paddy Kavanagh from DIAS to discuss the upcoming launch of the James Webb Telescope and Ireland's involvement in it.

But you can watch back the overall event in the video below...

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