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Principia Space Diary videos

This collection of short videos features different people who work in space related careers or who have been involved in the creation of the space diary. They introduce themselves and the job they do and provide an insight into different aspects of space exploration linked to the space diary activities. The videos are:

Chapter 1: Lucy Hawking, Dallas Campbell and the Sokol space suit

Looks at the different kinds of space suits worn by astronauts

Chapter 2: Richard Garriott (Astronaut)

Talks about his journey to the International Space Station

Chapter 3: Lucy Hawking and Helen Sharman

Helen Sharman discusses communication whilst in space

Chapter 4: Ben Hawkes (Illustrator)

Discusses how he created illustrations for the Space Diary

Chapter 5: Lucy Hawking and Sheila Kanani (Astronomer)

Talks about her work as an astronomer

Chapter 6: Stephen Hawking

Talks about why we should explore space

Chapter 7: Lucy Hawking 

Talks about what we have learnt from following Tim’s Mission using the Space Diary

This resource is part of the Principia Space Diary, provided by The Curved House. It was written by Lucy Hawking and illustrated by Ben Hawkes.

 

 

Chapter 1: Lucy Hawking, Dallas Campbell and the Sokol space suit

Chapter 2: Richard Garriott (Astronaut)

Chapter 3: Lucy Hawking and Helen Sharman

Chapter 4: Ben Hawkes (Illustrator)

Chapter 5: Lucy Hawking and Sheila Kanani (Astronomer)

Chapter 6: Stephen Hawking

Chapter 7: Lucy Hawking 

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