The Ingredients for Life - On Earth & in Space

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We are all space travellers flying around the Sun at 107,000 km per hour. Our spaceship is the Earth and our bodies have evolved to live on this amazing craft. We now have the capability of leaving planet Earth. However, if man is to live in space and travel to other planets, we must learn how to survive for long periods of time out there; we have to recreate in space the vital ingredients for life on Earth. Future space vehicles and space habitats will need advanced life support...

Space Explorer Anousheh Ansari

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Talk by Anousheh Ansari about her trip to space

COSMOS Lecture: Space: Past, Present, and Your Future?

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Talk by Mark Brosmer about "Space: Past, Present, and Your Future?"

Sally Ride: First American Woman in Space

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For more information see: http://www.nasa.gov/

MX-2 Space Suit Analogue

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University of Maryland undergraduates Ali Husain, Heather Bradshaw and Adam Mirvis make a splash with their research on the spacesuit of tomorrow in the University of Maryland 's Neutral Buoyancy Research Facility .

Research in the Autonomous Vehicle Lab, University of Maryland

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How flying robots imitate insects, explained by University of Maryland aerospace engineering graduate students Joe Conroy and Andrew Hyslop. Winning science video in 2008 Vid/Terp competition. http://www.newsdesk.umd.edu/undergradexp/release.cfm?ArticleID=1647