Deaf student to be featured on premiere of ‘Xploration Station’

PHILADELPHIA — “Xploration Station” will feature Julia Velasquez, a deaf student who was the winner of this year’s student astronaut contest, on the shows this weekend.

The show is dedicated to STEM programming for teens and their families.

Velasquez was flown to Hawaii to live like a future Mars astronaut. Velasquez said it was her dream come true.

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