50 episodes

REACH: A Space Podcast for Kids is a weekly, family friendly exploration of our galaxy (and beyond!) with hosts Brian Holden and Meredith Stepien. Built for kids and based on questions from kids, REACH educates with entertaining segments, fun at-home experiments, and interviews with subject matter experts & thought partners from leading institutions like the Adler Planetarium, Cosmosphere, Exploration Place, and more. Subscribe today, and get knowledge...within your Reach. A co-production between Soundsington Media and Sandy Marshall. Recommended for ages 8+

REACH A Space Podcast for Kids Soundsington Media

    • Kids & Family
    • 4.6 • 94 Ratings

REACH: A Space Podcast for Kids is a weekly, family friendly exploration of our galaxy (and beyond!) with hosts Brian Holden and Meredith Stepien. Built for kids and based on questions from kids, REACH educates with entertaining segments, fun at-home experiments, and interviews with subject matter experts & thought partners from leading institutions like the Adler Planetarium, Cosmosphere, Exploration Place, and more. Subscribe today, and get knowledge...within your Reach. A co-production between Soundsington Media and Sandy Marshall. Recommended for ages 8+

    REACHing Out: This Just In: New Record Broken! Hubble Space Telescope Spots Farthest Individual Star Ever Seen

    REACHing Out: This Just In: New Record Broken! Hubble Space Telescope Spots Farthest Individual Star Ever Seen

    REACHing Out are bi-weekly mini-episodes where we answer YOUR Questions. This week we're addressing numerous questions that have come in about the purpose of space telescopes by sharing a recent discovery. One for the record books! NASA just announced an exciting new finding from the Hubble Space Telescope – the farthest star ever seen in the universe. Nicknamed “Earendel” by its discoverers, this star's light took a whopping 12.9 billion years to reach us. Here to answer our questions is Dr. Michelle L Thaller, Assistant Director of Science at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center.

    • 6 min
    Inspiration in Space with Dr. Sian Proctor

    Inspiration in Space with Dr. Sian Proctor

    This week the REACH team is honored to talk to geoscientist, explorer, space artist, author, and astronaut Dr. Sian Proctor about the Inspiration4 all-civilian orbital mission to space, her Space2Inspire, and so much more. Then we have a special surprise in store for National Poetry Month - all on this episode of REACH.

    • 19 min
    REACHing Out: Packing for Mars for Kids with author Mary Roach

    REACHing Out: Packing for Mars for Kids with author Mary Roach

    REACHing Out are bi-weekly mini-episodes where we answer YOUR Questions. This week we have a special episode as author Mary Roach stops by to talk about her new middle-grade book Packing for Mars for Kids. Don't miss it!

    • 9 min
    REACHing Out: What is Planet 9?

    REACHing Out: What is Planet 9?

    REACHing Out are bi-weekly mini-episodes where we answer YOUR Questions. This week we're actually digging into a question both Brian and Meredith had on a past episode: "What is Planet 9?" Joining us with the answer is Dr. Mike Brown, Richard and Barbara Rosenberg Professor of Planetary Astronomy at the California Institute of Technology.

    • 11 min
    First Canadian to Walk in Space with Col. Chris Hadfield and Kevin Vidal

    First Canadian to Walk in Space with Col. Chris Hadfield and Kevin Vidal

    This week the REACH team is over the moon to have a longform sit-down with renowned author, retired astronaut, and the first Canadian to walk in space, Col. Chris Hadfield. Then we get a visit from the icy moon of Jupiter, Europa (the great Kevin Vidal!), - all on this episode of REACH.

    • 30 min
    REACHing Out: What is a Satellite?

    REACHing Out: What is a Satellite?

    REACHing Out are bi-weekly mini-episodes where we answer YOUR Questions. This week's question comes from Bella who asks "What is a satellite?" Joining us with the answer as well as an overview on how CubeSats are opening up space exploration to all of us is Will Saunders, PhD candidate in Astronomy at Boston University, contributor to Brainspace Magazine, and co-host of the podcast astro[sound]bites

    • 7 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
94 Ratings

94 Ratings

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Reach for Kids

The podcast by Chris Hatfield makes me want to be a capcom!

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Such a great podcast great for all ages

3rinerin ,

REACH is great for all ages!

I love waking up to this podcast - I really enjoy learning about space, but I must admit that I usually listen for its calm energy and a reminder that there's more going on in the universe than in my little life. Reach has a great balance of keeping information and learning fresh, and it's so cool to hear directly from astronauts and others in the industry! Thanks Brian and Meredith!

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