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Science off the Sphere

Science off the Sphere

Astronaut and chemist Dr. Don Pettit does physics demos that are out of this world. Currently on board the International Space Station, Dr. Pettit presents fantastic physics that can only be demonstrated in micro-gravity.

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Science off the Sphere Challenge

Join the fun! Participate in the Physics Challenge. At the end of each video Dr. Pettit poses a challenge question.

Submit your answers below for a chance to have your name read from space and receive a snazzy t-shirt from Earth.

Challenge #2 Question:

#ISS in images

Comparing #ISS to other space exploration vehicles (G...

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1 Jan 1970
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Comparing #ISS to other space exploration vehicles (Gizmodo picture): #ISUTweetup

NPP Delta II Rollback (201110270008HQ)

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NPP Delta II Rollback (201110270008HQ)
nasa hq photo posted a photo: The Delta II rocket with it's NPOESS Preparatory Project (NPP) spacecraft payload is seen shortly after the service structure was rolled back on Thursday, Oct. 27, 2011, at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif.

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15 Jul 2012
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Twitter / AstroKarenN: Orion. August 15. ...

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Twitter / AstroKarenN: Orion. August 15. ...
Orion. August 15. pic.twitter.com/cj4px6Y1FA

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19 Aug 2013
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#ISS in videos

Station Crew Opens Dragon's Hatch

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26 May 2012
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Watch Don Pettit open the hatch to the Dragon spacecraft aboard the #ISS Saturday.

Science off the Sphere: Space Soundwaves

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4 May 2012
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@desolatemoon Another great science spot from @astro_pettit mixing water & sound waves on #ISS. Love it!

Walking On Air

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21 Apr 2012
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Another breathtaking #timelapse video of Earth from the #ISS - #NASA #EXP30

#ISS in articles

SpaceX Dragon Makes History, Docks With the ISS [PICS...

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25 May 2012
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Awesome day in #space for the #ISS @SpaceX @NASAGoddard @NASA @NASA_Johnson @NASAKennedy

Watch Live: SpaceX's Dragon Undocks, Deorbits and Ret...

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31 May 2012
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500 people are currently watching the Space Station prepare #Dragon for departure. Join us: #ISS #NASA

Watch Live: SpaceX's Rendezvous With the Space Statio...

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25 May 2012
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rt @wiredscience If you missed it: video & photos of SpaceX's successful berthing to the space station #dragon #iss

#ISS in sites

News Bulletin - 09:35 GMT update

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11 Feb 2012
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And more from #ISS, 2nd way to measure body mass in space: via Newton's 2nd law.

YouTube - Broadcast Yourself

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20 Mar 2012
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Today 2 students will find out their ideas will b experiments on the #ISS w/ @NASA @YouTube @Spaceadventures chk out

YouTube - Broadcast Yourself.

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inMotion is a wellness-centered program for patients undergoing total joint replacement surgery. program begins even before the day of surgery and extends to...

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23 Mar 2012
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