NASA Explains Space Food Preparation
Watch this video about space food preparation on HowStuffWorks. This segment describes the process of preparing food for space, and how astronauts prepare and eat food. The Space Food Preparation segment also describes how food is stored and the character
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The Space Shuttle: Launch of Shuttle Discovery
On Discovery Channel's "The Space Shuttle: Countdown to Comeback," watch as the crew of the STS-114 gets the green light to launch. This was the first space shuttle flight since the Columbia crash.
Spaced Out: Sex in Space
Did NASA ever conduct sex experiments in space? Is it even possible to have sex in space? Find out in this humorous video from the Discovery Channel's "Spaced Out."
The Space Shuttle: Landing of Discovery
After completing a successful return to flight mission, Discovery is given the go ahead to land. This will be the first landing since the crash of Columbia. Watch the reentry on Discovery Channel's "The Space Shuttle: Countdown to Comeback."
The Space Shuttle: Space Shuttle Gap Filler
The return to flight mission is nearing its last day. Before returning to Earth, the crew has to remove protruding gap fillers from the shuttle's front. Follow this dangerous mission on Discovery Channel's "The Space Shuttle: Countdown to Comeback."
The Space Shuttle: Rendezvous Pitch Maneuver
Space shuttle Discovery is about to dock at the International Space Station, but first there is one last inspection to perform -- the rendezvous pitch maneuver (RPM). Watch an RPM on Discovery Channel's "The Space Shuttle: Countdown to Comeback."
Destination Mars: Artificial Gravity
On TLC's "Destination Mars," explore the possibility of creating artificial gravity in spaceflight in order to keep the astronauts strong while traveling in space.
Spacewalkers: Spacewalk Training
One of the training methods for astronauts is to practice in the neutral buoyancy lab. This large water tank simulates spacewalking. Watch a training exercise on Discovery Channel's "Spacewalkers: The Ultimate High-Wire Act."
Assignment Discovery: Shuttle Launch
The most dangerous part of the trip to outer space is the launch. Hear about trips to outer space on Discovery Channel's "Assignment Discovery."
Destination Mars: Russian Silent Chamber
In order to test the mental endurance of cosmonauts, the Russians use a silent chamber. On TLC's "Destination Mars," watch as one cosmonaut goes through rigorous testing with no sleep.
Destination Mars: Cosmonaut Psychology Test
In order to determine if cosmonauts would get along in a spacecraft, a test called the homeostat is used. In this clip from "Destination Mars" on TLC we watch as the crewmembers work through the challenge.
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Discovery News 2009: 'The Sexiest Spaceship Ever'
Commercial space travel just made a giant leap with the unveiling of SpaceShipTwo, Virgin Galactic's newest vessel and the world's first commercial spacecraft. Sir Richard Branson talks to Discovery News' Irene Klotz about his latest innovation.
Space: NASA Tests Spaceflight Emergency System
As NASA prepares for the next generation of spacecraft, the space agency is renewing its focus on safety. A team of engineers is developing an emergency landing system that would fly astronauts to safety.
Discovery News: Cool Jobs: Astronaut
Have you ever wondered what it's like to be an astronaut? Kasey-Dee Gardner introduces you to Space Shuttle Commander Stephen Frick in this Discovery News video.
Sci-Trek: Lunar Colony
A sustainable lunar colony must be able to withstand the harsh conditions on the moon. Watch this video from Discovery Channel's "Sci-Trek."
G Word: Living Green in Space
In this clip from Planet Green's "G Word," correspondent Graham Hill interviews Dr. Peggy Whitson at NASA to find out more about how astronauts eat and drink in space.
Zero Gravity Activity
The reduced gravity of space offers challenges and diversion for astronauts. Check out this video from the archives of Discovery to see astronauts in zero-gravity action.
Astronauts Get Ready
Astronauts prepare rigorously for every aspect of a space mission, including launch day. Find out what it takes to launch the space shuttle in this clip from Discovery's archives.