VIDEO: Thought Leader Series – Neutralizing Gravity on Earth

Gravitational force varies significantly from Earth, to the Moon, and Mars. In order to prepare astronauts to work in a variety of environments, NASA must continuously develop innovative training systems. NASA Johnson Space Center is home to the Active Response Gravity Offload System (ARGOS), which simulates reduced gravity environments. Learn

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VIDEO: Thought Leader Series – Training in the Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory

Our July 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. How does NASA train astronauts to walk in space? It sends them under the waves of an indoor

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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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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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VIDEO: Thought Leader Series – Illuminating Space

Did you know astronauts aboard the International Space Station experience about 16 “sunsets” per day because the station circles Earth every 90 minutes? These changes in light can affect crewmembers’ circadian rhythm and cause sleep disruptions. As a result, NASA has been studying light and its effects on space exploration

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VIDEO: Thought Leader Series – International Cooperation in Space: ISS 20

This month we are celebrating 20 years of continuous human habitation aboard the International Space Station (ISS). In our November Thought Leader Series, presented by The University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB), a panel of astronauts will discuss how they lived, worked and collaborated aboard the floating laboratory. NASA astronaut

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