Space Exploration


Space Exploration

Follow Michele, Advanced Food Technology Manager at NASA, and members of her food science team in Houston, Texas, as they describe their role in conceptualizing and preparing food for successful missions in space.

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"Outregeous" is a space-faring lettuce that was delivered to the International Space Station by the SpaceX Dragon capsule on April 20, 2014.

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This is a brand new tribute song & video for the 25th anniversary of the Challenger disaster.

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The unique thermal and mechanical properties of aerogels make them key materials for aerospace construction.

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Ever wonder what real life aliens would look like? Check out some theories with Morgan Freeman!

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Chris Hadfield talks about how living in space changed his perception of humans, the Earth, how we impact the Earth, and our place in the Solar System.

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It's been 40 years since Apollo astronauts Gene Cernan & Jack Schmitt walked on the surface of the Moon. Author Andrew Chaikin created this video to reflect upon Apollo 17's importance, & look at how we could go back to the Moon.

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The quest for life beyond Earth is a multi-century rollercoaster that’s captured our imaginations, raised our hopes, dashed those hopes, and then raised them again. Learn more in this Sky Science backgrounder.

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Late last week, Let’s Talk Science asked Astronaut Hadfield what the current project results mean for him and other astronauts.

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On Monday, August 10, 2015, astronauts onboard the International Space Station became the first humans to ever eat space-grown food.

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