Learn how astronauts live in space. Topics include food, exercises, clothing, sleeping, etc. There are several science and math lessons about living in space, plus photographs and videos of astronauts, as well as a few interactive quizzes. You can also submit your own questions to an astronaut. Includes links to eThemes Resources on space exploration, gravity, and the International Space Station.
How would astronauts stay alive on long space voyages? Watch this hour-long video about the many challenges that they would face on a manned mission to Mars. The video addresses the dangers of high-speed meteoroids, extended periods of weightlessness, cosmic rays, and many other issues. Click on the green "Watch the Program" button on the right-hand side of the page to view the program. NOTE: This site includes banner ads and links to social networking sites.
Send in your question about space to either the shuttle crew, the space station crew, or mission control. Be sure to browse through previous responses at the upper right.. Some responses include links to movies.
In this eThemes Resource learn about space exploration and the various technologies that have made this possible. Learn about satellites, space stations, and spacecrafts. See photographs and video clips of various launches.