The Kid Should See This

Life of an astronaut – NASA Astronaut Jerry Carr

From TED Ed, find out what it’s like to become an astronaut — the hard work, the waiting, the disappointments, the emergency training, and the excitement — in this TED Ed with retired astronaut Jerry Carr, who commanded Skylab from November, 1973 to February, 1974. Carr logged a total of 2,017 hours, 15 minutes, and 32 seconds in space.

Watch more videos about astronaut training.

via io9.

This award-winning video collection is reader-supported. Become a sustaining member to keep TKSST online and free for everyone, including teachers and parents who use it as a resource to spark learning and curiosity for kids.

Get smart curated videos delivered every week.