A connection organized by ASI and the Air Force with the International Space Station

is scheduled for today, from 9.30 to 13.00 at the Auditorium of the Italian Space Agency (ASI),

as part of the Ax-3 mission. dedicated to students and teachers of universities and high schools.

The appointment - which will be broadcast live on ASITv - will be an opportunity to

illustrate the Italian experiments selected for the mission

featuring Colonel of the Air Force

Walter Villadei

, who will connect live on video with the participants around 10.25am. 

The Ax-3 mission, which took off on 18 January from Pad L-39A of NASA's Kennedy Space in Florida, represents an opportunity for the country system to increase scientific, technological and operational skills linked to human activities in space, through the of experiments in microgravity, promoted by the Ministry of Defense and the Italian Space Agency, in coordination with research centres, universities and industries, to amplify the great national experience in the operational, medical and technological fields applied to space.