VIDEO: Thought Leader Series – Our Future on Mars

Since Galileo first saw Mars through a telescope in 1610, the red planet has captivated astronomers and explorers. As one of our closest neighbors, scientists hope they can find answers to some of the greatest questions in history just beneath the Martian surface. In our October Thought Leader Series, presented

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CineSpace Second Place – The Only Home We Will Ever Know

CineSpace, a short film competition created by NASA Johnson Space Center in partnership with the Houston Cinema Arts Society, offers aspiring and professional filmmakers a chance to share their works inspired by, and using, actual NASA imagery. This week, we are sharing the second place winner “The Only Home We

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CineSpace Third Place – Mack Minded: Humanly Possible

CineSpace, a short film competition created by NASA’s Johnson Space Center in partnership with the Houston Cinema Arts Society, offers aspiring and professional filmmakers a chance to share their works inspired by, and using, actual NASA imagery. This week, we are sharing the third place winner “Mack Minded: Humanly Possible.”

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VIDEO: Thought Leader Series – Growing Organs in Space

Tissue engineering is a fast-developing field thanks to space research. Astronauts aboard the International Space Station are studying the effects of low-gravity on tissue to help create ways to mitigate negative effects of space travel on humans during long duration space missions. Scientists on Earth hope the research could be

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VIDEO: Thought Leader Series – Earth from Above: Explaining the Overview Effect

Traveling to space is a singular event in any person’s life. But seeing our “big blue marble” from orbit can change perspectives. In our August Thought Leader Series, presented by The University of Texas Medical Branch, astronaut Don Pettit, author Frank White and NASA psychologist Tom Williams discuss the overview

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VIDEO: Thought Leader Series – Space Tourism For All: Overcoming Challenges

Learn how experts are overcoming the challenges of spaceflight for those with disabilities in our July Thought Leader Series, presented by The University of Texas Medical Branch. Learn about NASA and commercial innovations that could create new opportunities for individuals to visit space. Hear from Dr. Mark Sheehan, Dr. Richard

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VIDEO: History Up Close – Historic Mission Control Console

Get closer than ever before with some of our science and space exploration learning center’s artifacts and exhibits in our video series, “History Up Close.” Today, we are exploring a historic Mission Control console. These consoles had less computing power than your smartphone, but helped navigate the Apollo Program to

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VIDEO: History Up Close – Kennedy Podium

Get closer than ever before with some of our science and space exploration learning center’s artifacts and exhibits in our new video series, “History Up Close.” Today, we are exploring a special artifact we have in honor of the famous speech President John F. Kennedy made that marked a pivotal

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JUDY RESNIK’S T-38 FLIGHT SUIT

History Up Close – Resnik Flight Suit

“Astronauts don’t have to be either very feminine or very masculine women or very superhuman males, or any color or anything,” Judy Resnik said in 1979 while training for the astronaut corps. “It’s about people in space.” On June 28, 1978, Resnik was selected as part of the first female

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VIDEO: Thought Leader Series – Human Robotic Interaction

Are you curious about NASA’s innovative rovers, dynamic exoskeletons, and autonomous robonauts? Learn about the future of space robotics in our June Thought Leader Series, presented by The University of Texas Medical Branch. Hear from NASA robotics experts Dr. Kimberly Hambuchen, Dr. Laura Lucier, and Maria Bualat. ABOUT THE PANEL

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