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Subjects: science, physics
Level: upper secondary
Languages: Česky, Dansk, Deutsch, English, Español, Ελληνικά, Français, Italiano, Norsk, Nederlands, Português, Suomi, Svenska
Type: support materials
Format: online videos

The series

Space-in-Bytes are intended to present “byte-size” scientific information based on key space topics related to the International Space Station (ISS), future space exploration and current ESA research projects.

Each video is accompanied by an on-line lesson which includes scientific explanations of some of the concepts illustrated in the video.

The videos

European science goes into orbit, provides information about the weightless environment on board of ESA's Columbus laboratory at the International Space Station and how it will contribute to science in weightlessness.

ATV: a very special delivery, provides information about the highly technological features of the Automated Transfer Vehicle (ATV) and its importance as a supply lorry for the International Space Station.

Science fiction - science fact, compares factual and fictional space stations, manned spacecrafts and explains how 'sci-fi' interplanetary travels could inspire future generation of scientists and engineers.

Searching for the missing Universe, presents the main features and goals of the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer (AMS) in its search for dark matter and answer other fundamental questions about our universe, introducing elements of physics and history of science.

Please note that some videos are not available in all the languages.

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