Tales from Space – Now your children can enjoy stories from zero gravity

What better way to encourage love of science among children than having them see and hear astronauts read them bedtime stories – from space?

March 18, 2019 19:43
Tales from Space – Now your children can enjoy stories from zero gravity

Tales from Space read by Astronaut Kate Rubins . (photo credit: YOUTUBE)


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Flight engineer Kathleen Rubins presents a book to the camera as her hair floats around her in zero gravity. The book is ‘Rosie Revere, Engineer’ by Andrea Beaty, and it is read by Rubins, who is the first person to sequence DNA in space.

The initiative was launched by the Global Space Education Foundation, the site Scary Mommy reported.

The program had featured Japanese astronaut Koichi Wakata reading Max Goes to the International Space Station  by Jeffrey Bennet. Alvin Drew and Tim Peake who read, respectfully, Max goes to the moon and The Incredible Intergalactic Journey Home by David Cadji-Newby and Pedro Serapicos.

All the stories can be viewed online and are read from the International Space Station.

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