Human Space Flight: Its History, Challenges, and Future

Veteran astronauts Ellen Baker and Marsha Ivins share their experiences serving on several shuttle flights during their 30-plus-year NASA careers. In this talk, Ivins recalls the Space Race, how space travel has evolved, and future human endeavors to Mars. Baker discusses the physiological challenges of keeping astronauts healthy and productive while in space, and ensuring their safe return to Earth. Learn more about an astronaut’s daily routine during their mission, including the things you want to know but are too embarrassed to ask!

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Ellen Baker & Marsha Ivins

NASA Astronauts

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