Astronauts Training on Earth

Watch this NOVA video podcast to learn more about what it's really like to be an astronaut. It is not all glitz, glamor and zero-gravity. The spacesuit is not very comfortable and astronauts are in them for up to eight hours at a time with no food.


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Spaced Out: Sex in Space

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Assignment Discovery: Dangers in Space

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Space: NASA Tests Spaceflight Emergency System

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Destination Mars: Russian Silent Chamber

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2:11

Destination Mars: Cosmonaut Psychology Test

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2:39

Spacewalkers: EVA Suit Features

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Spaced Out: Zero Gravity

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5:16

NASA Explains Spacesuits

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Destination Mars: Vacuum Treadmill

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9:35

NASA Explains Space Food Processing

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2:08

Spacewalkers: The Vomit Comet

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2:27

Spacewalkers: Astronaut's Personal Spaceships


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Discovery News 2009: 'The Sexiest Spaceship Ever'

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Space: NASA Tests Spaceflight Emergency System

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Discovery News 2009: Tastiest Space Food

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How the Universe Works: Are Black Holes Wormholes?

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Destroyed in Seconds: Juno Rocket Explosion

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Discovery News: Cool Jobs: Astronaut

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Sci-Trek: Constellation Space Program

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Sci-Trek: Lunar Colony

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G Word: Living Green in Space

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Zero Gravity Activity

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Astronauts Working on the Shuttle's Exterior 2

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Astronauts Get Ready