Sam Branson to Host Google Science Fair Hangout

SpaceShipTwo lights its engine as WhiteKnightTwo flies overhead. (Credit: Ken Brown)
SpaceShipTwo lights its engine as WhiteKnightTwo flies overhead. (Credit: Ken Brown)

Richard Branson’s son Sam will co-host a Galactic Hangout on Feb. 28 during the Google Science Fair. He and Virgin Galactic Vice President Will Pomerantz will address the question, “Why go to space?”

Branson and Pomerantz will be interviewed by Gavin Ovsák, a former Google Science Fair finalist and a frequent host for GSF Hangout On Air sessions last year.

Educators who want their classrooms to join the Hangout can sign up on the Connected Classrooms form at http://goo.gl/z9gHfV #VirtualFieldTrips

The event will be webcast at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3SQ1Czse1l4 on Feb. 28 at 1 p.m. EST.