REACH A Space Podcast for Kids

LIVE with NASA Astronauts Megan McArthur and Mark Vande Hei on the International Space Station

Episode Summary

On Wednesday, September 1st, 2021 REACH: A Space Podcast for Kids was given the distinct honor of interviewing NASA Astronauts Megan McArthur and Mark Vande Hei onboard the International Space Station LIVE via NASA TV. We discussed what it's like to live in space, work on the ISS, and asked questions from REACH’s middle-grade listeners. We are thrilled to present this conversation in its entirety on today's episode. If you like the conversation, don't forget to give it a share and drop us a review in your podcast player of choice.

Episode Notes

On Wednesday, September 1st, 2021 REACH: A Space Podcast for Kids was given the distinct honor of interviewing NASA Astronauts Megan McArthur and Mark Vande Hei onboard the International Space Station LIVE via NASA TV. We discussed what it's like to live in space, work on the ISS, and asked questions from REACH’s middle-grade listeners. We are thrilled to present this conversation in its entirety on today's episode. If you like the conversation, don't forget to give it a share and drop us a review in your podcast player of choice. 

Special thanks to NASA Astronauts Megan McArthur and Mark Vande Hei. 

You can follow Megan via @Astro_Megan, and Mark at @Astro_Sabot.

We’d also like to offer a special thanks to Victoria Ugalde and Rodrigo Mireles at NASA’s Johnson Space Center, to Kay Ferrari and Calla Cofield at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, and to everyone at NASA Space Place.

Learn about NASA Astronaut Megan McArthur: https://www.nasa.gov/astronauts/biographies/k-megan-mcarthur

Learn about NASA Astronaut Mark Vande Hei: https://www.nasa.gov/astronauts/biographies/mark-t-vande-hei

Learn about NASA Astronauts: 
https://www.nasa.gov/astronauts

Learn about the International Space Station: https://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/station/main/index.html or follow on social media via @Space_Station.

Learn about REACH in Daddy’s Digest
https://daddysdigest.com/article/interstellar-conversation-nasa-astronauts-live-from-iss

Learn about REACH in the Chicago Sun-Times
https://chicago.suntimes.com/education/2021/9/3/22652930/space-podcast-connects-kids-nasa-astronauts-international-space-station

We’d also like to offer a special thanks to our ongoing partners and collaborators:

The Cosmosphere International Science Center & Space Museum
https://cosmo.org/

The Adler Planetarium
https://www.adlerplanetarium.org/

The Kids Listen Community
https://www.kidslisten.org/

Exploration Place
https://exploration.org/

NASA Space Place
https://spaceplace.nasa.gov/

You can find Madison's podcast All Things Madison at:
https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/all-things-madison-podcast/id1512260906

and Olivia's podcast Curious Kid Podcast at:
https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/curious-kid-podcast/id1437708666

And a very spacial thanks to:

Janet Davidson-Marshall
Liz Anderson
Jesse Case
Steven Lyons
Beth Kligerman
Joalda Morancy
Suzanna Stapler
Kate Evans, CBC Radio
The REACH Learning Community
And all of our guests

Stay tuned for Season 3 coming October 2021!