VIDEO: History Up Close – Pete Conrad Suit

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 Apollo-era space suit. This suit was worn by Apollo 12 commander, Charles “Pete” Conrad, when he became the third

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Video: Virtual Astronaut Visit – Dr. Leroy Chiao

Hear first-hand space exploration stories from retired astronaut Dr. Leroy Chiao in this May 29, 2020 Virtual Astronaut Visit. Chiao was selected as an astronaut in 1990 and is a veteran of four spaceflights. He logged a total of 229 days in space, including 36 hours of spacewalk time. He

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VIDEO: History Up Close – Apollo fuel cell

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 an Apollo 13 fuel cell. Electricity for the Apollo Command Module was generated by fuel cells, like this one. A set

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VIDEO: History Up Close – Apollo 17 spacecraft

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 the Apollo 17 command module. One of three flown spacecraft in Space Center Houston’s permanent collection, the Apollo 17 command module

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VIDEO: History Up Close – Apollo 13 script

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 50th anniversary of Apollo 13. In 1995, Universal Pictures and Imagine

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VIDEO: Thought Leader Series – Astronaut Selection and Training Process

As NASA begins to narrow the field of candidates for the newest astronaut class, we explored the astronaut selection and training process in Space Center Houston’s May Thought Leader Series, presented by UTMB. Hear about the process from Kjell Lindgren, NASA astronaut; Anne Roemer, NASA Johnson Space Center (JSC) astronaut

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VIDEO: History Up Close – Apollo 13 Tool Kit

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 50th anniversary of Apollo 13. This toolkit was carried in the

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VIDEO: History Up Close – Fred Haise Pressure Suit

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 50th anniversary of Apollo 13. This pressure suit was fitted as

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VIDEO: History Up Close – Apollo 13 Lunar checklist

This month we are celebrating the 50th anniversary of the historic Apollo 13 mission. In our weekly History Up Close video series, we are featuring Apollo 13 artifacts. This week, we are exploring the Apollo 13 Lunar Checklist. If the Apollo 13 mission had gone as planned and the crew

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VIDEO: Thought Leader Series – Evidence of Human Presence on the International Space Station

The presentation, “Evidence of Human Presence on the Station” reveals how scholars are building new understandings of an astronaut crew as “a microsociety in a miniworld,” as well as how astronauts adapt to life in microgravity. Hear from experts ISS mission manager Gary H. Kitmacher and certified professional ergonomist Jack

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