Lecture 1 - Lift Off

Tim Peake helps Kevin answer what keeps astronauts safe and on track as they're propelled into orbit.

Lecture 2 - Life in Orbit

How to survive life in orbit

Lecture 3 - The Next Frontier

Kevin investigates how the next generation of astronauts will be propelled across the vast chasm of space.

The Series

From the historic Royal Institution, space doctor Kevin Fong, takes us on a ride from launch to orbit and the cosmos beyond for the annual children's Christmas Lectures. And there's help direct from outer space as Britain’s first astronaut on the International Space Station, Tim Peake, dials in.

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