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Title: International Space Station: An Interactive Reference Guide PDF
Url: https://www.nasa.gov/sites/default/files/atoms/files/np-2015-05-022-js...
Publisher: United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Description: NASA can really put together a website, and the dramatic visual and audio introduction to their online interactive guide to the world of the International Space Station (ISS) is worth sitting back and watching in its entirety. After the introduction, visitors can listen to Commander Mike Fincke talk about the various scientific endeavors that are part of the Station's mission. The rest of the materials on the site are divided into three sections: "How the Crew Lives", "How it Works", and "ISS 360 Tour". While all of the sections are equally interesting, the "How the Crew Lives" is quite a treat, as visitors can watch videos demonstrating how the crew eats, sleeps, and exercises. Of course, visitors with a penchant for engineering technology should definitely not miss the "How it Works" area, which contains explanations of how the ISS is operated and supported. Finally, the site also contains a music video which blends together what sounds like early 1990s-techno music with in-flight scenes of space scientists at work and play.
LC Classification: Technology -- Motor vehicles. Aeronautics. Astronautics. -- Motor vehicles. Aeronautics. Astronautics -- Astronautics. Space travel -- Artificial satellites -- Space stations
Technology -- Motor vehicles. Aeronautics. Astronautics. -- Motor vehicles. Aeronautics. Astronautics -- Astronautics. Space travel -- Artificial satellites -- Space stations -- General works
Technology -- Motor vehicles. Aeronautics. Astronautics. -- Motor vehicles. Aeronautics. Astronautics -- Astronautics. Space travel -- Study and teaching
Technology -- Motor vehicles. Aeronautics. Astronautics. -- Motor vehicles. Aeronautics. Astronautics -- Astronautics. Space travel -- Study and teaching -- Audiovisual aids
GEM Subject: Science
Science -- Engineering
Science -- Technology
Science -- Astronomy
Science -- Space sciences
Date Issued: 2008-04-16
Resource Type: Collection
Reference Material
Audio/Visual -- Sound
Audio/Visual -- Graph
Instructional Material
Audio/Visual -- Movie/Animation
Audio/Visual -- Image/Image Set
Format: Document -- HTML
Audience: Educator
Learner
Education Level: High School
Middle School
Higher Education
Elementary School
Higher Education -- Undergraduate (Lower Division)
Higher Education -- Technical Education (Lower Division)
Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
Source: Scout Archives
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