VIDEO: Thought Leader Series – Overcoming the challenges of human space flight

In order to send astronauts further into the cosmos, NASA must solve the challenges of human deep space exploration. NASA’s Human Research Program (HRP) has empowered the Translational Research Institute for Space Health (TRISH) to research and develop innovative approaches to reduce the risks to humans on long-duration exploration missions,

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VIDEO: Why do we get vaccines?

In our Pop-Up Science Lab, find out how our body keeps us safe from viruses and why we sometimes need vaccines to help build up that protection. In this video you will learn: what our immune system does and how it protects us what viruses are made of and how

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VIDEO: Explore Space Center Houston in a new way

How did we get to space? What does it take to survive in orbit? Will you be the one to step foot on Mars? Break the bonds of gravity and go explore at Space Center Houston. Discover one-of-a-kind space exploration artifacts and interactive exhibits at Space City’s most iconic destination.

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VIDEO: Thought Leader Series – Spacesuits

Our June Thought Leader Series, presented by The University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB), features spacesuits. Learn about the suits astronauts wear when they step out into the cosmos for a spacewalk. ABOUT THE PANEL Panelists include astronaut Nicole Stott, ILC Dover fellow David Graziosi, and Amy Ross, NASA Johnson

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VIDEO: Thought Leader Series – The Human Exploration Research Analog (HERA) Mission

Watch our May Thought Leader Series, presented by The University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB), featuring the Human Exploration Research Analog (HERA) mission. ABOUT THE PANEL We will have five members of former HERA missions in a panel discussion, describing what it is like to experience this important piece of

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Astronaut Michael Collins Memorial

Michael Collins was more alone than any human had ever been. As the command module pilot for Apollo 11, he was completely cut off from communication with Earth while crewmates Buzz Aldrin and Neil Armstrong were on the lunar surface. That left Collins isolated but in the good spirits that

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VIDEO: Thought Leader Series – Apollo 13 Mission Memories & Apollo to Artemis panels

In our April Thought Leader Series, presented by The University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB), a panel of experts discuss NASA’s Human Landing System (HLS), which will land the next humans on the Moon during the Artemis Program. In our April Thought Leader Series, presented by The University of Texas

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VIDEO: Thought Leader Series – Going back to the Moon: Lunar Landing

In our March Thought Leader Series, presented by The University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB), a panel of experts discuss NASA’s Human Landing System (HLS), which will land the next humans on the Moon during the Artemis Program. ABOUT THE PANEL The panel includes Lisa Hammond, NASA HLS associate program

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VIDEO: Thought Leader Series – Artemis, Orion and SLS: The Future of Deep Space Exploration

In our February Thought Leader Series, presented by The University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB), a panel of experts will discuss the Orion spacecraft, the Space Launch System (SLS) rocket and the Artemis Program. In the 1960s, the most powerful rocket ever built, the Saturn V, powered NASA’s missions to

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VIDEO: Thought Leader Series – Exploring the Mars Perseverance Rover

In our January Thought Leader Series, presented by The University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB), a panel of experts will discuss NASA’s Perseverance Rover scheduled to land on Mars Feb. 18. About the rover The Mars 2020 rover, Perseverance, is based on the Mars Science Laboratory’s Curiosity rover configuration. It

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