Deep Space High: Kids Guide to Space

Deep Space High: Kids Guide to Space

By Fun Kids

Childrens radio station Fun Kids presents a new series about an intergalactic school in space! Join your schoolmates - aliens, robots and humans - as we explore the universe!

Episodes

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21/02/209m 29s

A future space flight (Spaceports)

Experts think that commercial space travel will be as common as air travel in as little as 50 years.   Sam imagines what it would be like to take a trip from a space port.
13/12/183m 34s

What will people do at spaceports? (Spaceports)

As an increasing number of companies get involved in space exploration, there will be more jobs to be done – Sam looks at some of these careers.
13/12/184m 3s

UK's journey into space research (Spaceports)

Sam explores some exciting developments in space research.
13/12/184m 51s

Who will use spaceports? - Satellite launches (Spaceports)

Sam thinks about who will use our new space ports – and how satellites are likely to take centre stage.
13/12/183m 18s

What will spaceports look like? - Location (Spaceports)

Sam explores the best places for spaceports to be located.
13/12/183m 59s

What will spaceports look like? - Runways (Spaceports)

Sam explores how different types of spacecraft need different types of runway, and about the kind of space runways we could see in the UK.
13/12/183m 58s

What might space planes be made of? (Spaceports)

The technology used to manufacture space planes will include some amazing new materials – Sam finds out more..
13/12/184m 11s

Rockets and space planes (Spaceports)

Sam’s making a presentation for his class at Deep Space High – all about the development of spaceports on his home planet of Earth.  He explores the types of craft which go into space.
13/12/184m 43s

How spaceports will help (Spaceports)

Sam’s learning about space ports and how the UK will be getting its own in the near future.  He finds out these exciting new places will help everyone in the UK.
13/12/184m 24s

Why do we need spaceports? (Spaceports)

Sam’s making a presentation for his class at Deep Space High – all about the exciting developments in spaceports on his home planet of Earth.  He explores what they are and why we need to think about them.
13/12/183m 50s

Exploring with the Solar Dynamics Observatory (Intergalactic Weather Watch)

Sam, Stats and Quark take a trip to see one of the busiest satellites in the sky – the Solar Dynamics Observatory. Taking readings across a wide variety of wavelengths, it helps get the full picture of activity around the sun.
13/12/183m 40s

Effect of Space Weather On Humans (Intergalactic Weather Watch)

Outside the protective magnetosphere, there’s nothing between humans and the powerful radiation from the solar winds. Sam, Stats and Quark find out how it isn’t just astronauts who are at risk – even aircraft passengers can be affected.
13/12/183m 39s

Exploring with the Cluster Missions (Intergalactic Weather Watch)

Sam, Stats and Quark are exploring some of the projects through which scientists measure and investigate solar activity. One project is the European Space Agency’s Cluster Mission.
13/12/183m 42s

Inside The Sun (Intergalactic Weather Watch)

The source of most of the space weather affecting Earth is The Sun. In this episode, the class take a trip inside the star to see where it all starts.
13/12/183m 51s

Exploring with the SPACESTORM and STEREO (Intergalactic Weather Watch)

Sam, Stats and Quark are finding out about SPACESTORM – a way to predict the effect of space weather on satellites - and take a trip to the far side of the Sun to see STEREO.
13/12/183m 13s

Weather Across The Solar System (Intergalactic Weather Watch)

Sam, Stats and Quark learn about how other planets are affected by space weather.
13/12/184m 26s

The Impact of Space Weather on Earth (Intergalactic Weather Watch)

Sam, Stats and Quark learn about how big solar storms can affect things on earth, whether it be planes or satellites in orbit.
13/12/183m 37s

How to Measure Space Weather (Intergalactic Weather Watch)

Sam, Stats and Quark are learning how space weather can affect life on Earth and the atmosphere around it.  But how do we measure space weather?  And how can we know what to expect?
13/12/184m 0s

Different Types of Space Weather (Intergalactic Weather Watch)

Sam, Stats and Quark are finding out about different types of space weather – from magnetic storms to cosmic rays, solar wind and coronal mass ejections.  There’s a lot going on up there!
13/12/185m 28s

What is Space Weather? (Intergalactic Weather Watch)

Sam, Stats and Quark are finding out what space weather is all about.  And find that like the weather on Earth, it changes all the time - although sometimes slightly more dramatically.
13/12/184m 35s

Destination Mars - Homework! Robots of the Future

Sam has been set homework – to find out about more robots used in exploring Mars. He finds that there have been quite a few!
13/12/183m 25s

Destination Mars - So What Is A Robot?

The class think about the differences between humans and robots - and some of the similarities too.
13/12/183m 53s

Destination Mars - Getting To Mars

The class at Deep Space High have been learning about the ExoMars Rov-er – today they’re finding out more about the Aurora programme as a whole and how the mission has already begun.
13/12/184m 19s

Destination Mars - Designing A Mars Rover - Radiation and Drilling

The class find out why digging deep is necessary to find signs of life on Mars.
13/12/183m 43s

Destination Mars - Homework! A History of Robots On Mars

Sam has been set homework – to find out about robots used in exploring Mars. He finds that there have been quite a few!
13/12/183m 2s

Destination Mars - Designing A Mars Rover - Getting Around

Navigating and moving around Mars is hard.  And without being able to be in constant contact with Earth, the ExoMars Rover has to look after itself.
13/12/183m 39s

Destination Mars - Designing A Mars Rover - Landing

Landing on Mars is one of the hardest part of any mission.  Most Mars missions have ended in failure due to problems landing so as design challenges go, it’s a big one! The class discover why.
13/12/183m 55s

Destination Mars - Designing A Mars Rover - Inorganic Materials

The class think about the challenge of making sure nothing organic from earth goes along for the ride on the ExoMars Rover. They would be nothing worse than accidently finding some old flu cells on Mars!
13/12/184m 11s

Destination Mars - Designing A Mars Rover - Dust

Dust is a fact of life on Mars – and it gets everywhere!  The class think about the challenges that dust presents the designers of the ExoMars Rover.
13/12/184m 19s

Destination Mars - Homework! A History of Robots In Space

Sam has homework for his class on Mars – to find out about more robots used in space exploration. He finds that there have been quite a few!
13/12/183m 11s

Destination Mars - Designing A Mars Rover - Temperature

The class think about the extremes of temperature on Mars and look at some of the design features that an ExoMars Rover will have to help cope.
13/12/184m 9s

Destination Mars - Designing A Mars Rover - Introduction

The class start to think about how you go about designing an ExoMars Rover.  It’ll need to be able to withstand the conditions on Mars – and Mars can be a tough place…
13/12/184m 48s

Destination Mars - Why Do We Want To Go To Mars

Pulsar explains why Mars is so interesting to earthlings – it may be able to sustain life – in fact life may already be on the planet. He tells them all about a new mission that hopes to find out more.
13/12/184m 5s

Destination Mars - Welcome to Mars

Principle Pulsar is kicking off a new school project to the class of Deep Space High – all about Mars, a planet in the Solar System that’s got earthlings very excited…
13/12/184m 30s

Professor Pulsar's Space Explanation Service - Can Pets go to Space?

Experts on all things space tell us whether pets can really go to Space and we find out how many people have visited Space!
13/12/185m 22s

Deep Space High Earth Watch - Radioactive Dating

Professor Pulsar and Sam are exploring Earth and are finding out what radioactive dating is and how it can help us.
13/12/183m 34s

Deep Space High Earth Watch - Crashes and Craters

The Moon is covered in craters but how come the Earth isn’t? Well maybe it is, Professor Pulsar explains all!
13/12/183m 36s

Deep Space High Earth Watch - Magnetic Fields

Professor Pulsar and Sam are still exploring Earth and this time they’re finding out all about the Earth’s magnetic field and how it differs to other planets.
13/12/184m 1s

Deep Space High Earth Watch - Fluid Dynamics

What are fluids? Where can we find them? What do they affect on Earth? Professor Pulsar is here to teach Sam and you all about them!
13/12/183m 27s

Deep Space High Earth Watch - Gravity

Professor Pulsar and Sam explore what gravity is responsible for on Earth, and it’s more than you may think!
13/12/183m 34s

Deep Space High Earth Watch - Lightning

Professor Pulsar teaches Sam all about lighting storms! Did you know that Jupiter get huge storms and GIANT lightning?
13/12/183m 41s

Deep Space High Earth Watch - Rain Water And Ice

Professor Pulsar teaches Sam all about the different types of water on Earth. This includes ice, steam and even snow!
13/12/183m 33s

Deep Space High Earth Watch - Mineral Composition

Professor Pulsar teaches Sam all about what elements and minerals make up the Earth, just like building blocks!
13/12/183m 25s

Deep Space High Earth Watch - Surface Vibration and Movement

Professor Pulsar teaches Sam all about the movements of the Earth, this includes Earthquakes and Volcanoes!
13/12/183m 39s

Deep Space High Earth Watch - Structure

Professor Pulsar teaches Sam all about the structure of our planet and finds out that the earth’s crust is not made up from jam or cats!
13/12/183m 31s

Professor Pulsar’s Space Explanation Service - What Causes A Shooting Star And Why Do Stars Twinkle?

Experts on all things space tell us what causes a shooting star and why the stars twinkle!
13/12/184m 33s

Professor Pulsar’s Space Explanation Service - Internet, spacesuits and cooking

How do astronauts cook in space? Can they access the internet and how do spacesuits work? Tim Peake is on hand to answer your questions!
13/12/183m 43s

Professor Pulsar’s Space Explanation Service - What You Do On Board

Astronauts spend a lot of time in the space station, but what exactly do they spend their days doing?
13/12/184m 2s

Professor Pulsar’s Space Explanation Service - Moving About In Space

How do spaceships move about once they’ve got past the atmosphere and into space? Once again British Astronaut Tim Peake is there to answer your questions!
13/12/184m 40s

Professor Pulsar’s Space Explanation Service - How Do You Become An Astronaut?

Ever wondered how to become an astronaut? Tim Peake tells you how he did and how you can too!
13/12/183m 36s

Professor Pulsar’s Space Explanation Service - Space Sick

We’ve all heard about getting car sick and sea sick but do astronauts get space sick? Tim Peake answers your questions on all things space!
13/12/183m 51s

Professor Pulsar’s Space Explanation Service - Fizzy Drinks

In the first episode of this new series Pulsar and Captain T-Tauri find out whether you can drink fizzy drinks in space!
13/12/183m 52s

Space Camp: Solar System - Miri on James Watt Space Telescope

Ep 6: Jump through a worm hole to Deep Space High, your local inter-galactic school in space. The class learn about on of the infer red mirrors on the biggest telescope on earth.
13/12/183m 27s

Space Camp: Solar System - Herschel

Ep 5: Jump through a worm hole to Deep Space High, your local inter-galactic school in space. The class learn about a special infrared telescope that can see hidden gas and liquid in space.
13/12/183m 26s

Space Camp: Solar System - Gaia

Ep 4: Jump through a worm hole to Deep Space High, your local inter-galactic school in space. This time the class learn about stars in the galaxy.
13/12/183m 9s

Space Camp: Solar System - Euclid

Ep 3: Jump through a worm hole to Deep Space High, your local inter-galactic school in space. This time the class learn about dark matter in space.
13/12/183m 31s

Space Camp: Solar System - Mars Express

Ep 1: Jump through a worm hole to Deep Space High, your local inter-galactic school in space. This time the class gather evidence from Mars.
13/12/183m 34s

Space Camp: The Sun - Stereo Observations

Ep 6: Jump through a worm hole to Deep Space High, your local inter-galactic school in space. This time the class learn how to get a good look at two observatories!
13/12/183m 32s

Space Camp: The Sun - Cluster

Ep 5: Jump through a worm hole to Deep Space High, your local inter-galactic school in space. This time the class head out into space to view a small group of satellites called Cluster!
13/12/183m 48s

Space Camp: The Sun - Rosetta

Ep 4: Jump through a worm hole to Deep Space High, your local inter-galactic school in space. The class head into the depths of Space to look at an Earth craft called Rosetta!
13/12/183m 29s

Space Camp: The Sun - Solar Orbiter

Ep 3: Jump through a worm hole to Deep Space High, your local inter-galactic school in space. The class are heading down to the space lab to check out an exciting satellite that will be exploring the Sun!
13/12/183m 39s

Space Camp: The Sun - Hinode Solar B

Ep 2: Jump through a worm hole to Deep Space High, your local inter-galactic school in space. This time the class check out Hinode Solar B a satellite the observes the Sun from Earth’s orbit!
13/12/183m 23s

Space Camp: The Sun - Introduction

Ep 1: Jump through a worm hole to Deep Space High, your local inter-galactic school in space. This week the class are going on a school trip to The Sun!
13/12/183m 41s

Space Camp: The Earth - ISS & Astronauts

Ep 6: Jump through a worm hole to Deep Space High, your local inter-galactic school in space. The class discuss astronauts and the youngest astronauts they have ever heard of and then they visit the International Space Station, a whole 200 miles away from Earth!
13/12/183m 48s

Space Camp: The Earth - Communication Satellites

Ep 5: Jump through a worm hole to Deep Space High, your local inter-galactic school in space. In class today they discuss forms of communication on earth, such as phones, emails and TV, radio and then Principal Pulsar points out some of the different communication satellites that help these to work in space.
13/12/183m 15s

Space Camp: The Earth - Weather Satellites

Ep 4: Jump through a worm hole to Deep Space High, your local inter-galactic school in space. Principal Pulsar teaches the class where weather actually comes from. They also discover how important weather satellites are to study weather, measure pollution and to keep an eye on global warming too.
13/12/183m 39s

Space Camp: The Earth - Cube Satellites

Ep 3: Jump through a worm hole to Deep Space High, your local inter-galactic school in space. The class head back to Earth’s orbit again. Principal Pulsar points out a cube shaped satellite and explains exactly how they work.
13/12/183m 41s

Space Camp: The Earth - Earth Observation

Ep 2: Jump through a worm hole to Deep Space High, your local inter-galactic school in space. Alex tries to pull a prank on Blurp the Alien. Then Principal Pulsar and his class discover the different ways in which Earth is observed, including through maps and satellites.
13/12/183m 22s

Space Camp: The Earth - The Earth

Ep 1: The first episode from your local inter-galactic school in space, Deep Space High. Today they are orbiting around the Earth and Principle Pulsar tells Alex all about the Earth’s atmosphere and the international space station.
13/12/183m 41s

Universe Handbook: Why Explore Space

Ep 10: Jump through a worm hole to Deep Space High, your local inter-galactic school in space. Join Principle Pulsar and his class as they discover all about different everyday inventions that wouldn’t exist if it wasn’t for space travel.
13/12/185m 13s

Universe Handbook: What's the Weather Like in Space

Ep 9: Jump through a worm hole to Deep Space High, your local inter-galactic school in space. Join Principle Pulsar and his class as they travel through Space to check out all different types of crazy weather out there…. including solar storms!
13/12/185m 5s

Universe Handbook: Sensational Sights

Ep 8: Jump through a worm hole to Deep Space High, your local inter-galactic school in space. Join Principle Pulsar and his class as they travel deep into space to learn all about Neutron Stars, Black Holes and why our planet Earth, is so special.
13/12/185m 37s

Universe Handbook: Meeting the Locals - Alien Life Form

Ep 7: Jump through a worm hole to Deep Space High, your local inter-galactic school in space. Join Principle Pulsar and his class as they investigate how different conditions in space can affect what aliens might look like.
13/12/185m 22s

Universe Handbook: Cul De Sacs. Conumdrums & Cosmic Rays

Ep 6: Jump through a worm hole to Deep Space High, your local inter-galactic school in space. Join Principle Pulsar and his class as they discover all about what ‘Cosmic Rays’ are and where they come from.
13/12/185m 38s

Universe Handbook: Gravity

Ep 5: Jump through a worm hole to Deep Space High, your local inter-galactic school in space. Join Principle Pulsar and his class as they learn all about the mysterious force that is gravity…
13/12/185m 28s

Universe Handbook: Space Short Cuts

Ep 4: Jump through a worm hole to Deep Space High, your local inter-galactic school in space. Join Principle Pulsar and his class as they learn all about how worm holes can help us to take short cuts in space!
13/12/185m 20s

Universe Handbook: Handbook Space Propulsion

Ep 3: Jump through a worm hole to Deep Space High, your local inter-galactic school in space. Join Principle Pulsar and his class as they discover how those clever folk manage to get rockets into space!
13/12/185m 46s

Universe Handbook: Astronaut Training

Ep 2: Jump through a worm hole to Deep Space High, your local inter-galactic school in space. Join Principle Pulsar and his class as they learn all about how astronauts prepare themselves for going into outer space, including a ride on the ‘Vomit Comet’!
13/12/185m 29s

Universe Handbook: Observing and Measuring Space

Ep 1: Jump through a worm hole to Deep Space High, your local inter-galactic school in space. Join Principle Pulsar and his class as they discover how different types of telescopes work, so that we can see planets tens of lightyears away!
13/12/185m 37s

Marvellous Missions: The Search for Extra Terrestrials

Ep 10: Jump through a worm hole to Deep Space High, your local inter-galactic school in space. Join Principle Pulsar and his class as they explore all the ways Earth scientists search for extra terrestrials!
13/12/186m 56s

Marvellous Missions: Mission to Mars

Ep 9: Jump through a worm hole to Deep Space High, your local inter-galactic school in space. Join Principle Pulsar and his class as they travel through Space to check out the dusty planet they call Mars!
13/12/185m 39s

Marvellous Missions: Cassini Huygens

Ep 8: Jump through a worm hole to Deep Space High, your local inter-galactic school in space. Join Principle Pulsar as he tells his class about an amazing un manned probe that travels over long distances to hit very tiny targets!
13/12/185m 33s

Marvellous Missions: Galileo Probe

Ep 7: Jump through a worm hole to Deep Space High, your local inter-galactic school in space. Join Principle Pulsar as he tells his class all about the Galileo Probe, this was sent out into Space by Earth to check out Jupiter and its moons!
13/12/186m 4s

Marvellous Missions: Hayabusa Probe

Ep 6: Jump through a worm hole to Deep Space High, your local inter-galactic school in space. Join Principle Pulsar and his class as they go solar surfing today! Kowabunga!
13/12/185m 40s

Marvellous Missions: Messenger to Mercury

Ep 5: Jump through a worm hole to Deep Space High, your local inter-galactic school in space. Join Principle Pulsar and his class as they travel through space to Messenger a space probe orbiting the boiling hot planet Mercury.
13/12/185m 31s

Marvellous Missions: Space Shuttle

Ep 4: Jump through a worm hole to Deep Space High, your local inter-galactic school in space. Join Principle Pulsar as he tells his class all about Space Shuttles and their re-usable qualities!
13/12/185m 37s

Marvellous Missions: Space Telescopes

Ep 3: Jump through a worm hole to Deep Space High, your local inter-galactic school in space. Join Principle Pulsar and his class as they look at the view of space through the telescopes on earth!
13/12/185m 47s

Marvellous Missions: International Space Station

Ep 2: Jump through a worm hole to Deep Space High, your local inter-galactic school in space. Join Principle Pulsar and his class as they travel across space to the international space station that orbits earth!
13/12/185m 21s

Marvellous Missions: Skylab

Ep 1: Jump through a worm hole to Deep Space High, your local inter-galactic school in space. Join Principle Pulsar as he tells his class all about Skylab one of the very first space laboratories.
13/12/185m 59s

Galaxy Gala: Black Holes

Ep 10: Jump through a worm hole to Deep Space High, your local inter-galactic school in space. Join Mrs Higgs and her class as they check out their projects they’ve made for the Galaxy Gala, there’s just one thing missing…a black hole! Oo-er.
13/12/185m 15s

Galaxy Gala: Earth/Space Interaction

Ep 9: Jump through a worm hole to Deep Space High, your local inter-galactic school in space. Join Mrs Higgs and her class as they explore the effects that space has on planets!
13/12/185m 32s

Galaxy Gala: Space Observation

Ep 8: Jump through a worm hole to Deep Space High, your local inter-galactic school in space. Join Mrs Higgs and her class as they learn how to observe space, they head to Castor to check out it’s stars!
13/12/186m 16s

Galaxy Gala: Satellites and Space Junk

Ep 7: Jump through a worm hole to Deep Space High, your local inter-galactic school in space. Join Mrs Higgs and her class as they learn about the satellites that go round and round the Earth, with very interesting jobs!
13/12/185m 4s

Galaxy Gala: Galaxies

Ep 6: Jump through a worm hole to Deep Space High, your local inter-galactic school in space. Join Mrs Higgs and her class as they learn all about Galaxies, where else are they going to put their planets and nebulas for their projects?
13/12/185m 48s

Galaxy Gala: Stars

Ep 5: Welcome to Deep Space High, your local inter-galactic school in space – but hurry because lessons’ are about to begin…! Located just beyond the third star on the left, Deep Space High is a cool space school for kids from all over the Universe. Hang out with our schoolclass of aliens, robots and kids just like you as we find out about astronomy, our universe and beyond! Led by our fun teacher Mrs Higgs Boson, we’ll be looking at planets, galaxies nebulas and loads more really cool stuff for you to show off about in the playground.
13/12/186m 6s

Galaxy Gala: Nebulae

Ep 4: Welcome to Deep Space High, your local inter-galactic school in space – but hurry because lessons’ are about to begin…! Located just beyond the third star on the left, Deep Space High is a cool space school for kids from all over the Universe. Hang out with our schoolclass of aliens, robots and kids just like you as we find out about astronomy, our universe and beyond! Led by our fun teacher Mrs Higgs Boson, we’ll be looking at planets, galaxies nebulas and loads more really cool stuff for you to show off about in the playground.
13/12/185m 43s

Galaxy Gala: Terrestrial Planets

Ep 3: Welcome to Deep Space High, your local inter-galactic school in space – but hurry because lessons’ are about to begin…! Located just beyond the third star on the left, Deep Space High is a cool space school for kids from all over the Universe. Hang out with our schoolclass of aliens, robots and kids just like you as we find out about astronomy, our universe and beyond! Led by our fun teacher Mrs Higgs Boson, we’ll be looking at planets, galaxies nebulas and loads more really cool stuff for you to show off about in the playground.
13/12/185m 27s

Galaxy Gala: Show Stopping Planets, Gas Giants and Super Earths

Ep 2: Welcome to Deep Space High, your local inter-galactic school in space – but hurry because lessons’ are about to begin…! Located just beyond the third star on the left, Deep Space High is a cool space school for kids from all over the Universe. Hang out with our schoolclass of aliens, robots and kids just like you as we find out about astronomy, our universe and beyond! Led by our fun teacher Mrs Higgs Boson, we’ll be looking at planets, galaxies nebulas and loads more really cool stuff for you to show off about in the playground.
13/12/185m 18s

Galaxy Gala: Introduction and Universe

Ep 1: Welcome to Deep Space High, your local inter-galactic school in space – but hurry because lessons’ are about to begin…! Located just beyond the third star on the left, Deep Space High is a cool space school for kids from all over the Universe. Hang out with our schoolclass of aliens, robots and kids just like you as we find out about astronomy, our universe and beyond! Led by our fun teacher Mrs Higgs Boson, we’ll be looking at planets, galaxies nebulas and loads more really cool stuff for you to show off about in the playground.
13/12/185m 6s
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