Friday, October 22

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Solving Space: Skylab 1-G Trainer
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Solving Space: Skylab 1-G Trainer

Solving Space: Skylab 1-G Trainer   How could astronauts live and work in space for prolonged periods of time? Apollo missions had lasted a maximum of no more than two weeks. But NASA had a bigger vision: Skylab, America’s first space station. First, though, the NASA team needed to learn how to support the Skylab crew, and the crew needed to learn how to adapt to being a resident of space for months. Enter the Skylab trainer. You can see the Skylab trainer at Space Center Houston! Solve Space by unscrambling the puzzle. Learn Before You Go Enjoy these fast facts that are good to know about the Skylab exhibit: Three different crews spent a total of 171 days on board. The actual trainer used by astronauts to prepare for life aboard Skylab was so large that Space Center Houston had t...
Katherine Johnson, NASA Mathematician | Biography
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Katherine Johnson, NASA Mathematician | Biography

Katherine Johnson, NASA Mathematician | Biography Explore the life of NASA mathematician Katherine Johnson, who, as part of the team of "human computers" that enabled astronauts Alan Shepard, John Glenn, and the Apollo 11 and 13 missions to make space history, was later depicted in the film "Hidden Figures". #Biography Subscribe for more Biography: http://aetv.us/2AsWMPH Dive deeper into Biography on our site: http://www.biography.com Learn more about Katherine Johnson: https://www.biography.com/people/katherine-g-johnson-101016 Follow Biography for more surprising stories from fascinating lives: Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/Biography Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/biography Twitter - https://twitter.com/biography Biography Season 1 Biography...
1970s JET PROPULSION LABORATORY PROMOTIONAL FILM  CALTECH  PASADENA CALIFORNIA  JPL  64294
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1970s JET PROPULSION LABORATORY PROMOTIONAL FILM CALTECH PASADENA CALIFORNIA JPL 64294

1970s JET PROPULSION LABORATORY PROMOTIONAL FILM CALTECH PASADENA CALIFORNIA JPL 64294 This short film from Graphic Films Corp. shows viewers some the projects that the teams of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) of Caltech is working on with NASA to further U.S. space exploration. The film opens with various shots of buildings, offices, and devices in the Jet Propulsion Laboratory and at Caltech. Men sit at computer monitors working on rocket propulsion (01:15). Inside a JPL hanger, a chamber opens and reveals a satellite (01:47). The Explorer I satellite orbits the earth. A Surveyor probe touches down on the moon’s surface. A Mariner spacecraft travels in space, part of the Mariner program to investigate Mars, Venus, and Mercury (02:42). Viewers see some of ...
How does the International Space Station work?
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How does the International Space Station work?

How does the International Space Station work? Watch more Space Animations: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLgVMn8k8t5JNeGds2KjPLXh37Y2oHuKHW The International Space Station is the largest man made object in space. It was built in pieces and then launched into space and assembled in orbit. In this video we'll go over some background about the station and then walk through each module in the order that it was assembled. This animation took a long time to make - enjoy and please share your comments with me! Follow me on social media! Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/JaredOwenAnimations Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/JaredOwenAnimations Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/JaredOwen3D Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/JaredOwenAnimations A big thanks...
Northrop Grumman Cargo Launch to the Space Station from NASA Wallops
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Northrop Grumman Cargo Launch to the Space Station from NASA Wallops

Northrop Grumman Cargo Launch to the Space Station from NASA Wallops Tune in to watch live as Northrop Grumman launches its Antares rocket and Cygnus spacecraft on a resupply mission to the International Space Station. Liftoff is now targeted for 9:16 p.m. EDT from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia. A previous launch attempt on Oct. 1 was scrubbed. Payloads on board Cygnus include research to help identify targeted cancer therapies, a new space toilet, a crop of radishes that will grow in the station's advanced plant habitat, a virtual reality camera that will capture a future spacewalk, and more.