This project aims to answer these questions.
beyond Earth's atmosphere?
Does the following picture look familiar?
What does it imply?
Can you name any other films on the same topic?
How did we get to outer space?
Form three groups. Each group will watch a short video about the history of space flight and do the related exercise.
Draw a timeline together and mark the important milestones of space exploration based on the film you watched.
Describe space exploration based on the exercise.
What is the Space Race?
What was it about?
To infinity and beyond?
The Moon's orbit compared to the size of the Sun
Have you ever seen a spacecraft?
What type of spacecraft can be used to stay in space?
How do we get to space?
Spacecraft are propelled into space on gigantic rockets. Since the Earth's gravity is very strong, massive rockets need to be built to overcome this. The largest of these rockets was Saturn V, which was also used within the Apollo programme to propel spacecraft landing on the Moon into space.
Does anyone live in space?
- a crew of six stays in the ISS for six months or a year
- it orbits about 400 km above our heads
- speed: 28,000 km/h > 15 sunsets and sunrises a day
You may have already seen it.
The International Space Station is visible to the naked eye.
Take the built-in quizzes from the 3D scenes related to this digital lesson.
How far could we go in the future?
In the future, NASA would first like to send people to asteroids and then to Mars. Similarly to NASA, private companies are planning both shorter and longer trips to outer space.
One of these private companies is SpaceX, which was founded to establish a self-sustaining human colony on Mars in the future.