Today TED-Ed released a fabulous new lesson by astronaut Jerry Carr: Life of an astronaut. To celebrate the lives and work of all the brave men and women who take great risks to increase our knowledge of the universe, we’ve collected 24 compelling TEDx Talks given by current and former astronauts.
Inside the full list you’ll find:
Joseph Allen walking you through daily life on the International Space Station
Lodewijk van den Berg — the first Dutchman in space — describing how a scientist becomes an astronaut
Nicole Stott sharing the stories of her heroes — the first women in the space program
Roberta Bondar — the first neurologist in space — detailing that stresses that zero-gravity puts on the human body