Key Stage 3 or 4 (11–17 year olds)
Clips from Lecture 2 of 3: Life in orbit
CHRISTMAS LECTURES 2015 – How to Survive in Space
The CHRISTMAS LECTURES at the Royal Institution were started by Michael Faraday in 1825, and are now broadcast on national television every year. They are the UK's flagship science series and the CHRISTMAS LECTURES 2015, presented by Dr Kevin Fong, will be accompanied by a series of secondary school teaching resources. Kevin Fong is a medical doctor with a special interest in space medicine and extreme environments, particularly the medical and physiological challenges of long duration human space missions. He holds degrees in Astrophysics and Medicine from University College London, a degree in Astronautics and Space Engineering from Cranfield University and has completed space medical training rotations at Johnson Space Center, Houston and Kennedy Space Center, Cape Canaveral.