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The unique thermal and mechanical properties of aerogels make them key materials for aerospace construction.

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Exploring deeper into space will mean addressing the problems posed by space radiation and microgravity.

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One of the greatest hazards that humans in space face is cosmic radiation. This NASA video explains what cosmic radiation is, why it's dangerous, and ways that we are looking at protecting humans in deep space.

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Rob specializes in developing high-performance computers and software to search for near-Earth asteroids!

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Long before Curiosity landed on Mars, it began doing scientific research, measuring cosmic radiation during its 8-month long flight. Understanding this radiation is a key to sending humans to Mars.

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What do you think Curiosity has found? And do you think it might be important?

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What are the chances of an asteroid hitting Earth & wiping out all life on the planet? It turns out to be better than zero, so NASA is thinking about ways to protect us from a killer asteroid with the help of an underwater research station.

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Learn the various ways that we explore Space around us through this Sky Science backgrounders

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Learn about the different 'neighbourhoods' in the Milky Way in this Sky Science backgrounder.

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Learn about the many pieces that make up our solar system in this Sky Science backgrounder

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