How was the International Space Station made?
Building the International Space Station is like living in it and constructing it. The step of making the
International Space Station is really complex since it weighs 450,000 kilograms. Therefore people has to send rockets to the space station and attach/dock it to the space station to make a part of it. So there are about 80 rockets that were attached together to make the International Space Station. Now the space station is about 72.8 meters in length, 108.5 meters in width, and 20 meters for height.
How is the lifestyle like in the space station?
The lifestyle in the International Space Station is similar to the lifestyle that we use. However it is slightly different. First when the wake up they brush their teeth with the tooth brush but they do not spit out the tooth past after and they just swallow it. Now people might ask how they shower on the
space station. But the answer is that you simply do not shower because since there are really low amount of gravity in space that the water will just float around and make a mess. Therefore they use water and towel to wipe their body and face. Next the food in the space station is the same as ours but it is just packed in plastic bags. So some of the bags they will have to heat it up and some they would just be able to cut them open. Now the most important thing to do in the space station is this is really exercising. This is important because in space your muscles might shrink so this is one of the daily routine of the people on the space station. Last but not least when people sleep in the space station they use a sleeping bag and go in to their small room. But they would not have to lie down or anything because they would not have a sense of lying down on space.
What do they research about at the space station?
The space station was meant for people to research. The International space station is a great place
to research because of the surrounding they give. Which is the micro gravity surrounding. Therefore people can research and experiment things and sometimes the experiment will give a different solution as what they experimented on Earth. Also on the space station they circle around the Low Earth Orbit (LEO) and they research of it and they observe what is happening.
In science class we started a new topic called astronomy. There are many different types of subjects in astronomy and we had to choose one and reseach about it. So for this astronomy project I decided to research about the International Space Station (ISS). At first I did not even know if the International Space Station was at space or at Earth. But now I know a lot about it. For example the most surprised thing I figured out for the ISS was the lifestyle and how they built the Rocket. I thought it was just 1 rocket that was sent to the space but late on I figured out that it was 80 rockets together and I was surprised about their food because I thought it would be in a different form (in a liquid form) but I didn’t know that it was possible for them to have the same type of food but just in a different packing system. Moreover I enjoyed working on this topic because I am curious of how it feels like to be on space and the structure of the place. I enjoyed working on finding out about their lifestyle because as I said before I want to know how it is like to be at space.
This is my presentation about the International Space Station (Watch in full screen):