Science Time from SpaceResources
Understanding basic science concepts is key to enjoying STEM and the world around you. Astronauts on board the International Space Station have conducted experiments to explore some basic science concepts. Come explore with the astronauts!
Free Fall Part 1
What does it mean when we say we are in free-fall?
How do Newton’s Laws of Motion work on the International Space Station?
Free Fall Part 2
What is circular motion?
Why so fast?
Why do the astronauts need to go so fast to stay in orbit?
What happens to the human body in free-fall?
Do astronauts grow, shrink or stay the same height?