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Extravehicular Activity (EVA): Astronauts Walk In Space

An astronaut wears a space suit helmet

Product Type: Video Learning Clip
Audience: Educators, Informal Education
Grades: 5-8
Subjects: Life Science

This NASA video segment explains extravehicular activity and why it is an important aspect of space travel. As viewers watch astronauts perform EVAs, they learn that EVAs allow astronauts to conduct experiments in the shuttle's payload bay, to test new equipment in space and to repair satellites in orbit.

Extravehicular Activity (EVA): Astronauts Walk In Space
Duration: 1 minute, 31 seconds
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Other video learning clips in this series:
Environment, Temperature and Space Debris Pose Challenges for Space Walkers
Earth's Atmosphere: How Does It Differ From the Atmosphere in Space?
A Look at the Development of the Spacesuit, From Past to Present
Weightless Environment Training Facility: Simulating Space Conditions Underwater
A View of Astronauts Walking In Space

Page Last Updated: December 11th, 2014
Page Editor: Flint Wild