DIY Podcast: Micro-g Audio Clips Transcript

    The assortment of 20 audio clips features NASA microgravity experts:
    • Nancy Hall, ISS Research Project manager and scientist.
    • Mike Fincke, astronaut with more than 381 days in orbit.
    • Nicole Stott, International Space Station Expeditions 20-21 flight engineer.
    • Bob Thirsk, International Space Station Expeditions 20-21 flight engineer.
    You may mix these audio clips with your own narration. Listen to the audio and download the clips you want to use in your podcast or other audio production. To download clips to your computer, right-click your mouse on the "Listen" link or select the down arrow on the audio player to save the audio files you choose for your production.

    1-a. Nancy Hall introduces herself.
    Duration: 14 seconds
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    2-a. Nancy Hall defines gravity.
    Duration: 28 seconds
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    3-a. Nancy Hall defines microgravity.
    Duration: 16 seconds
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    4-a. Nancy Hall explains why NASA is interested in studying microgravity.
    Duration: 23 seconds
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    5-a. Nancy Hall explains what NASA studies in microgravity.
    Duration: 52 seconds
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    6-a. Nancy Hall explains how anyone can experience microgravity.
    Duration: 26 seconds
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    7-a. Nancy Hall explains how roller coaster riders experience microgravity.
    Duration: 29 seconds
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    8-a. Nancy Hall explains that a scale on an orbiting space station or shuttle will read "0."
    Duration: 57 seconds
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    9-a. Nancy Hall explains how microgravity affects an astronaut's body in space.
    Duration: 1 minute 8 seconds
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    10-a. Nancy Hall lists some of the fields of study in microgravity.
    Duration: 39 seconds
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    11-a. Mike Fincke explains how astronauts prepare to work and live in microgravity.
    Duration: 1 minute 20 seconds
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    12-a. Mike Fincke describes how astronauts train in a huge swimming pool.
    Duration: 2 minutes 1 second
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    13-a. Mike Fincke describes easily moving a 1,200-pound object in microgravity.
    Duration: 57 seconds
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    14-a. Mike Fincke describes the difficulty of stopping a moving object in microgravity.
    Duration: 24 seconds
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    15-a. Mike Fincke lists fun things to do in microgravity.
    Duration: 27 seconds
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    16-a. Mike Fincke shares a tip for the next time you're in space.
    Duration: 13 seconds
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    17-a. Nicole Stott defines gravity while on the International Space Station.
    Duration: 31 seconds
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    18-a. Bob Thirsk defines microgravity while on the International Space Station.
    Duration: 53 seconds
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    19-a. Nicole Stott explains that on the station a dropped apple or onion does not fall as it would on Earth.
    Duration: 18 seconds
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    20-a. Bob Thirsk explains why astronauts' faces look puffy while they're in space.
    Duration: 33 seconds
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