Colorful Liquid Ball Floating in Space

A mesmerizing 4K Ultra HD video features astronaut Commander Scott Kelly on the International Space Station playing with water, food coloring and an Alka-Seltzer tablet formed in a bubble-shaped ball floating in midair. The higher resolution images and higher frame rate videos can reveal more information when used on science investigations, giving researchers a valuable new… Continue reading Colorful Liquid Ball Floating in Space

Alexander Gerst Stunning Time-Lapse Video of Earth

Images taken on-board the International Space Station have been merged into a stunning six-minute time-lapse video captured by astronaut Alexander Gerst who spent 165 days in orbit. Alexander combined 12 500 images taken during his six-month Blue Dot mission on the International Space Station. This Ultra High Definition video shows the best our beautiful planet has to… Continue reading Alexander Gerst Stunning Time-Lapse Video of Earth

The Space Toilet

Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield visited the Ontario Science Center, and spoke about some of the very human aspects of space travel. He did a great job explaining how astronauts go to the toilet in space. One thing I’m sure about, I’ll never look at a shooting star the same again! Watch the video below.

Guided Tour of the International Space Station

NASA astronaut Sunita Williams takes viewers on an extensive tour of the International Space Station, during the final days of her mission as Commander of the station. Williams shows us the laboratories, the space suits for space walks, the kitchen, and the sleeping quarters. Watch the amazing tour video below. via: Free Technology for Teachers

First Ever Space-to-Earth Musical Collaboration

Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield, from aboard the International Space Station (I.S.S.), and Ed Robertson, a Canadian lead singer from Barenaked Ladies band recently recorded a fantastic single titled “I.S.S. (Is Somebody Singing)” with a children’s choir, the Wexford Gleeks from Wexford Collegiate School for the Arts. It’s described as the “first space-to-earth musical collaboration” and it was “commissioned by and The Coalition for Music Education with the Canadian Space Agency to… Continue reading First Ever Space-to-Earth Musical Collaboration