NASA FIRST Lego League 2018 Challenge Space Resources

National Aeronautics and Space Administration

FIRST Lego League 2018 Challenge Space Resources

Travel: 3D printing, life support systems (water and energy), spacecraft, disposal and recycling

Space Travel https://www.nasa.gov/topics/technology/space-travel/index.html

Deep Space Habitat https://www.nasa.gov/deep-space-habitation/overview

What is Microgravity? https://www.nasa.gov/centers/glenn/shuttlestation/station/microgex.html

Microgravity https://www.nasa.gov/audience/forstudents/5-8/features/nasa-knows/what-is-microgravity-58.html

Life support systems https://www.nasa.gov/content/life-support-systems

Life support systems background information http://tomatosphere.letstalkscience.ca/Resources/library/ArticleId/4751/life-support-in-space-closed-systems.aspx

Trash https://www.nasa.gov/feature/nasa-seeks-new-ways-to-handle-trash-for-deep-space-missions

Recycling https://www.nasa.gov/audience/foreducators/k-4/features/F_Recycling_for_Moon.html

Repurposing Space Station Trash for Power https://www.nasa.gov/content/repurposing-space-station-trash- for-power-and-water/

The temperature on the ISS https://science.nasa.gov/science-news/science-at-nasa/2001/ast21mar_1

NASA Space Tech https://www.nasa.gov/topics/technology/manufacturing-materials-3d/index.html

3-D Printing in Zero-G https://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/station/research/experiments/1115.html

3-D Printer on ISS https://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/station/research/news/3D_in_space

3-D Printer creates first object on ISS https://www.nasa.gov/content/open-for-business-3-d-printer-creates-first- object-in-space-on-international-space-station

3-D printed rocket part https://www.nasa.gov/exploration/systems/sls/nasa-tests-3-d-printed-rocket-part-to-reduce- future-sls-engine-costs

Social: isolation, confinement, communication to Earth

Journals on the ISS https://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/station/research/experiments/991.html

Behavioral Health https://www.nasa.gov/content/behavioral-health Emotions https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4850672/ Simulating Confinement https://www.nasa.gov/analogs/hera

Long duration psychology https://history.nasa.gov/SP-4225/long-duration/long.htm

Isolation https://www.nasa.gov/feature/conquering-the-challenge-of-isolation-in-space-nasa-s-human-research- program-director

Isolation https://www.nasa.gov/feature/hi-seas-team-completes-8-month-isolation-mission

Physical: food, exercise, radiation

Human Research Program https://www.nasa.gov/hrp

Eating in Space https://www.nasa.gov/audience/foreducators/stem-on-station/ditl_eating

ISS: Vegetable Production System (Veggie) https://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/station/research/experiments/383.html

Space Garden https://www.nasa.gov/feature/how-does-your-space-garden-grow

Exercising in Space https://www.nasa.gov/audience/foreducators/stem-on-station/ditl_exercising

Space Radiation https://www.nasa.gov/analogs/nsrl/why-space-radiation-matters

Body in Space https://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/what-happens-human-body-space-180958259/

Bone loss https://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/station/research/benefits/bone_loss.html

Breathing https://science.nasa.gov/science-news/science-at-nasa/2000/ast13nov_1

Sickness https://www.nasa.gov/audience/forstudents/k-4/home/F_Sick_Astronauts.html

Sickness https://www.nasa.gov/audience/foreducators/topnav/materials/listbytype/What_do_Astronauts_do_if_They_Get_Sick.ht ml

Comprehensive resources: on two or more of the topics above

NASA’s Eyes: Experience Earth and Our Solar System, the universe and the spacecraft exploring them https://eyes.nasa.gov/

International Space Station Virtual Tour (360 VR) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lgy_SmVFi78

Living in Space http://www.esa.int/Our_Activities/Human_Spaceflight/Astronauts/Living_in_space

Human Research Program https://www.nasa.gov/1ym

Body in space https://www.nasa.gov/hrp/bodyinspace

Physical and Emotional Survival https://www.nasa.gov/analogs

Hazards of Spaceflight https://www.nasa.gov/feature/5-hazards-of-human-spaceflight

Spacesuits https://www.nasa.gov/audience/foreducators/spacesuits/facts/index.html

Spacesuits https://www.nasa.gov/audience/forstudents/5-8/features/nasa-knows/what-is-a-spacesuit-58.html

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