NASA sends out New Year’s greeting in Times Square
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — NASA astronauts will help ring in 2014 by sending greetings from space to the crowd in New York's Times Square on New Year's Eve.
Astronaut Mike Massimino will participate in the New Year's Eve Countdown event Tuesday, December 31. He will also introduce a video greeting from Expedition 36 flight engineer Karen Nyberg, who returned from the International Space Station in November.
The countdown will be shown from 6 p.m. to 12:15 a.m. on the screen right below the New Year countdown ball.