Science Trek

Asteroids & Comets: On Location

Clip: Special | 4m 5s | Video has closed captioning.

How do you pick up a rock off an asteroid? It’s not easy. NASA’s Micro-GNExT program challenges university students across the country to develop a tool that astronauts could use in space one day. Science Trek follows Boise State University’s NASA Microgravity team as its members create a tool and watch as NASA officials give it a test.

Aired: 09/14/15

Rating: TV-G

Problems Playing Video? | Closed Captioning

Major Funding by the Laura Moore Cunningham Foundation and Idaho National Laboratory. Additional Funding by the Friends of Idaho Public Television and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.

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Science Trek is a place where parents, kids, and educators can watch short, educational videos on a variety of science topics. Every Monday Science Trek releases a new video that introduces children to math, science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) career potentials in a fun, informative way.