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Our universe is a wild and wonderful place. Join NASA astronauts, scientists and engineers on a new adventure each week — all you need is your curiosity. First-time space explorers welcome.

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Our universe is a wild and wonderful place. Join NASA astronauts, scientists and engineers on a new adventure each week — all you need is your curiosity. First-time space explorers welcome.

    The Star in Our Backyard

    The Star in Our Backyard

    Our Sun holds the solar system together and is responsible for life as we know it. Though it may seem calm and unchanging, the Sun is dynamic. Join NASA solar scientists on a trip around the Sun, our lively and mysterious neighborhood star.

    Field Notes: Grand Mesa, Colorado

    Field Notes: Grand Mesa, Colorado

    Snowmobile rides. Deep-sea dives. Forest treks. NASA experts travel to some amazing environments, from the very hot to the very cold, to learn more about our planet. Jessica Merzdorf, Earth science writer, recaps a February field campaign in Grand Mesa, Colorado.

    Sewing for Spaceflight

    Sewing for Spaceflight

    Sewing machines, tape, scissors. Just like you might visit a tailor to get your pants hemmed or your suit fitted, NASA calls on a group of very creative problem-solvers to custom-make protective shields for our space missions.

    The Astronaut Training Pool

    The Astronaut Training Pool

    Before astronauts head to space, they have to dive into the Neutral Buoyancy Lab. Take a swim in NASA's underwater training ground with astronaut Nick Hague.

    Our Window to the Stars

    Our Window to the Stars

    Decades of planning. One heart-pounding setback. Over a million mesmerizing images of space. This is the story of the Hubble Space Telescope, our window to the stars.

    Only on Earth

    Only on Earth

    When you think of NASA, you might think of all the incredible mysteries of outer space. But we’re also pretty invested in another very special place … our home. In this episode, join us as we celebrate all the ways NASA keeps an eye on our home planet.

Customer Reviews

4.1 out of 5
255 Ratings

255 Ratings

jaxatronic ,

Perfect podcast

This podcast is incredibly informative while keeping you intrigued and entertained! I absolutely love the hosts voice and the background music. I also love that I’m learning so much and genuinely enjoying doing!! Please have more episodes

MCB2431 ,

Love it!!

I love how I can learn things in 20 minutes, not 1 hour! Great background music!!! There NEEDS to be more episodes! I can’t wait any longer! Perfect podcast!

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👍👍👍

Short, sweet, and simple, it educates without taking an hour.
Edit June 2,2020: There hasn’t been a new episode in weeks, pleeeeaaaase more content!!!!!! We love it!!!!!!

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