NASA astronaut Sunita Williams has spent more than 321 days in space and completed seven spacewalks during two extended missions to the International Space Station. Tune in to hear about her experiences and insights.
It’s spooky season! Do you have your Halloween costume ready? In this special Halloween-themed Air and Space Live Chat, learn all about science fiction props and costumes in Star Wars, Star Trek, and other space science fiction.
Join NASA astronaut Jessica Meir in conversation with scientists from NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center and the Smithsonian’s Movement of Life Initiative to discuss their complementary expertise and the role of space and aviation technologies in studying our changing world. This series is part of Smithsonian’s Earth Optimism initiative, a global partnership which aims to further research and discussion of climate change in order to identify, promote, and share solutions to this global crisis.
Brigadier General Charles McGee, USAF (Ret.), has accomplished a lot in his life, but the two accomplishments he’s most proud of both involve flight: breaking racial barriers as a Tuskegee Airman and his own part in the aerial defeat of Germany in World War II. Completing 409 combat missions in...
This week, scientists announced that they have detected phosphine in the atmosphere of Venus. On Earth, that gas is produced by microbial life. While we don’t know what is causing its presence on Venus, life may not be required to explain its presence. Join us as we discuss this discovery with...
In this live chat, meet historian Katherine Sharp Landdeck Ph.D. and learn about the WASPs, a group of ambitious female pilots who supported the troops abroad while combating sexism in the military and society at home.
In this episode of STEM in 30 explore the events that led to the end of the Second World War from people who were there and learn how this conflict impacted communities around the world, including your own.