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Richard uses a simple demonstration to show conservation of angular momentum occurring in space.
To create artworks unlike any that could be made on Earth, Richard built a paint box
Getting ready for the mission involved Richard testing his body to the extreme
Busting a new move in micro gravity
Liquids do funny things in space, so what happens when you fancy having a drink?
Richard retakes the same pictures his father took to show how the Earth has changed in just one generation
Richard photographs New Orleans from the ISS to help give a better view of how the amazing city was recovering from Hurricane Katrina
Palm islands are artificial islands created off the coasts of Dubai in the Middle East
You’ll never think of a snack the same way again
Would you get fizzy drinks in space?
In this demonstration we can observe what happens to water in the absence of gravity
It’s much easier in your bathroom at home
Things aren’t always what they seem!
How do we measure and maintain the direction of a spacecraft? We use gyroscopes
Richard was a human guinea pig for lots of medical experiments
Richard created a number of fun and clever magic effects that made use of the fact that they were amazing when performed in space
Pick up a towel and fly
In this demonstration you can see magnets in space interacting with the Earth’s magnetic field
Every space mission needs its own unique patch design
What happens when we mix two different liquids in space?
Momentum is conserved, even in space
Mould is all over planet Earth, but what about in space?
In space you can communicate with people on Earth using Radio signals
So, how do you go to bed in space?
There is no wind in space
How do you tell time accurately in space?
In space you can’t go shopping
How to keep clean without gravity
Water is vital to life, and in space it is beautiful
Richard was inspired to go into space through the experiences of his father
- Ham radio
- Time. science