Have you ever wondered what various geographic locations on Earth would look like from space?
Commander Scott Kelly is living aboard the International Space Station for nearly six months for Expeditions 25 and 26. During this time, he will be capturing images of Earth for scientific observation. Through these snapshots, Commander Kelly will share his view from space and engage the public by a virtual journey around the world via a geography trivia game on Twitter.
Link to the NES Virtual Campus website.
4 thoughts on “Geography Trivia From Space”
how do astronauts exercise in space?
Good question Mia.
Exercise is the number one health priority in space, said Don Hagan, director of exercise physiology at Johnson Space Center. “No other activity except eating and sleeping is given that much priority. Two and a half hours each day are devoted to fitness.”
For more information about space fitness, visit https://www.nasa.gov/audience/forstudents/5-8/features/F_Your_Body_in_Space.html
How long is the duration of 1 expedition?
Charles, the length of time the crew of an expedition spends on the ISS depends on the mission objectives. Generally, an expedition team spends between 4 and 6 month on station.
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