Events

NASA: STEMonstration - Engineering Design: Trusses
NASA

Expedition 55/56 Flight Engineer Ricky Arnold explains the significance of these resilient structures and the forces they are up against in microgravity.

NASA: STEMonstration – Sleep Science
NASA

Watch Expedition 55/56 Flight Engineer Ricky Arnold discuss the crew sleeping quarters, why sleep is important and how they adapt for circadian rhythms aboard the space station.

Nickelodeon: Slime in Space - A Virtual Field Trip
Nickelodeon

What happens when you send Nickelodeon slime to the International Space Station?

DreamUp: Grass in Space
DreamUp

Here’s an easy experiment you can do to see the differences in how plants grow on Earth compared to how they grow in microgravity on the International Space Station.

DreamUp: Density in Space
DreamUp

Do you know why things float in space? It might not be why you think!

DreamUp: Leaky Water Bottle
DreamUp

You might have experienced the feeling of microgravity during a roller coaster ride with a vertical drop.

DreamUp: Astronaut in a Bottle
DreamUp

It’s common misperception that everything is floating on the International Space Station because there’s no gravity. This is a myth! 

Genes in Space: Dr. Arun Sharma - Heart Cells Beating in Orbit
Genes in Space

Learn  about ongoing space biology research.

Brains On! The Mystery of Gravity
Brains On!

Gravity is a very familiar force to us here on Earth.

StarTalk: Cosmic Cuisine
StarTalk

Dr. Charles Bourland developed food for astronauts for 30 years, since the days of the Apollo Moon landings, and he propounds on the preparation and packaging that goes into making food fit for space.

SciShow Psych: Is Your Brain Ready for Mars?
SciShow Psych

Thanks to science and technology, our dream to go to Mars has almost come true!