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Living Aboard a Space Shuttle, a Home Away From Home

An astronaut heats food in the space shuttle convection oven

Product Type: Video Learning Clip
Audience: Educators, Informal Education, Students
Grade Levels: K-4
Subjects: Life Science

This NASA video segment explains how astronauts cook food, sleep and go to the bathroom while in space. Viewers learn that the food is prepared using a convection oven, astronauts sleep in cubbies, and waste is stored in a waste collection system.

Living Aboard a Space Shuttle, a Home Away From Home
Duration: 2 minutes 8 seconds
> View QuickTime [6MB]

Other video learning clips in this series:
Gravity on Earth Versus Gravity in Space: What's the Difference?
A Day Aboard the Space Shuttle

Page Last Updated: December 12th, 2014
Page Editor: Flint Wild