38 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
    • 4.5 • 79 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+

    LIVE with NASA Astronauts Megan McArthur and Mark Vande Hei on the International Space Station

    LIVE with NASA Astronauts Megan McArthur and Mark Vande Hei on the International Space Station

    On Wednesday, September 1st, 2021 REACH: A Space Podcast for Kids was given the distinct honor of interviewing NASA Astronauts Megan McArthur and Mark Vande Hei onboard the International Space Station LIVE via NASA TV. We discussed what it's like to live in space, work on the ISS, and asked questions from REACH’s middle-grade listeners. We are thrilled to present this conversation in its entirety on today's episode. If you like the conversation, don't forget to give it a share and drop us a review in your podcast player of choice.

    • 19 min
    A Very Special Announcement from REACH: A Space Podcast for Kids

    A Very Special Announcement from REACH: A Space Podcast for Kids

    Mark your calendars:..

    REACH: A Space Podcast for Kids will be broadcasting LIVE with the crew orbiting the Earth aboard the International Space Station!

    NASA Astronauts Megan McArthur and Mark Vande Hei will join hosts Brian Holden and Meredith Stepien from the ISS for a truly interstellar conversation. They'll discuss what it's like to live in space, work on the ISS, and answer questions from our amazing listeners.

    The broadcast is targeting Wednesday, September 1st via NASA TV (stay tuned for specific timing via our social channels @reachthepodcast). Our thanks to the teams at NASA for this incredible opportunity, and remember to subscribe to REACH: A Space Podcast for Kids wherever you get your podcasts!

    • 51 sec
    The REACH Summer Break Special: Life in Zero-G! with Dr. Kjell Lindgren and Niki Lindgren Moran

    The REACH Summer Break Special: Life in Zero-G! with Dr. Kjell Lindgren and Niki Lindgren Moran

    The school year and this season of REACH may be over, but that doesn't mean we're not still excited to talk about space! This week we bring you the REACH Summer Break Special featuring an amazing conversation with NASA Astronaut Dr. Kjell Lindgren and a visit from the classiest of moons, Callisto ( Niki Lindgren Moran) - all on this episode of REACH.

    • 28 min
    REACHing Out: What is the Big Bang?

    REACHing Out: What is the Big Bang?

    REACHing Out are bi-weekly mini-episodes where we answer YOUR Questions. This week's question comes from James and Eli in California who ask "What is the Big Bang?"

    • 8 min
    To the Moon and Beyond! with Michael Staab and Lamorne Morris

    To the Moon and Beyond! with Michael Staab and Lamorne Morris

    Humans first landed on the moon in 1969. As we prepare to return for the first time in almost fifty years, we have some questions about the technology that will get us there for returning special guest Michael Staab. Then we are lucky enough to be visited by the star Proxima Centauri (Woke, New Girl's Lamorne Morris) and hear a new audio essay from our own Joalda Morancy - all on this episode of REACH.

    • 31 min
    REACHing Out Earth Day Special: What is Climate Change?

    REACHing Out Earth Day Special: What is Climate Change?

    REACHing Out are bi-weekly mini-episodes where we answer YOUR Questions. This week we are celebrating Earth Day and what NASA is doing to study global climate change with some help from Dr. Dalia Kirschbaum, Chief of the Hydrological Sciences Laboratory at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center.

    • 8 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
79 Ratings

79 Ratings

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!

podcasts_nyc ,

Prefect podcast for kids

Wonderful podcast for kids who are interested in science and space.

Allison1121 ,

Great content dampened by execution

There’s so much to like when the hosts are actually talking. But the segments they throw in to be fun, like a moon talking in first person in a weird character voice, makes it hard to listen to and easy to tune out. My five year old isn’t engaged, and my eleven year old would rather have the information presented more clearly.

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