Did you think that the skills astronauts have are just applicable in space travel? Think again!
We can all benefit from these skills in our lives on earth every single day! In this section, you can learn all about the following skills:
1. Physical Well-being
Providing for yourself, safety & shelter, survival skills, first aid, crisis management, balanced & healthy diet, food & nutrition, regular exercise, good hydration, adequate rest and getting sunlight & fresh air.
2. Mental Well-being
Introspection, motivation (intrinsic & extrinsic), realizing your own potential, coping with stress, coping with emotions, endurance, having a moral compass, productivity, spirituality, contributing to community, authenticity and mindfulness.
3. Social Skills
Verbal & non-verbal communication, listening, questioning, leadership, followership, team work, networking, navigation and humor.
4. Cultural Understanding
Tolerance, respect, language learning, sensitivity, being supportive, trust, curiosity, etiquette, introspection, learning about the history of a place, people skills and empathy.
Goal setting, time-management, decision-making, problem solving, creative thinking, having patience, lifelong learning, research, STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) and minimalism.
6. Planet Care
Sustainability, habitat, flora and fauna and making a positive impact on our earth.
What else you can expect…
Are you interested in seeing rocket launches? Listening to stories from astronauts? Discovering the latest news about NASA and public space efforts? Learning from space research and space technologies? Perhaps even dreaming of going to space camp and train to be a real astronaut?
Then this section is for you! We’re talking about space tech, spacecraft systems, the science of space, space physics and much more, so keep an eye out for updates!