Tag: nasa

March 25, 2020 by

Christer Fuglesang has a background in particle physics and in 2006 he became the first Swede in space. In this interview we talk about space research, why it is justified to spend money on it and the increasing involvement of private companies in space. We also dive into what it takes to be an astronaut, how to handle risks and fear, why some see light flashes in space, how much an astronaut earns and also how to get children interested in natural sciences.

June 8, 2019 by

Most people know of the Apollo program, which succeeded in landing the first humans on the Moon in 1969. But how much do you know of Project Mercury?