Videos: “Space to Ground” + Other ISS reports – May.21.2021

Here is the latest episode in NASA’s Space to Ground weekly report on activities related to the International Space Station:

** STEMonstrations: Earth Observations NASA Johnson

Watch NASA astronaut Randy Bresnik as he discusses one of the best parts of an astronaut’s time aboard the International Space Station, the view of our Earth. The space station serves as an Earth monitoring and diagnosis station with astronauts observing and even resolving environmental issues like natural disasters and the ongoing issue of climate change. Want to see some of these spectacular images taken from the space station? Watch this episode to learn more and see some of the amazing views of our planet from space. Be sure to check out for more videos like this along with their corresponding Classroom Connection lesson plans.

** Kate Rubins – Scientist in Space NASA Johnson

During the past six months, NASA astronaut Kate Rubins has embodied what it means to be an International Space Station scientist. She spent hundreds of hours working on space station experiments, talking with the researchers behind the studies, and serving as an ambassador for science in downlinks. Rubins built on experiments she conducted during her first mission in 2016, working on new heart research and DNA sequencing. Learn more about Kate’s scientific journey here:
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** Science Launching on SpaceX’s 22nd Cargo Resupply Mission to the Space StationNASA

The 22nd SpaceX cargo resupply mission carrying scientific research and technology demonstrations launches to the International Space Station from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida no earlier than June 3. Experiments aboard include studying how water bears tolerate space, whether microgravity affects symbiotic relationships, analyzing the formation of kidney stones, and more. Learn more:

** 10 Amazing Facts about International Space Station (ISS)Engineer Nouman Khalid

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