Superpower of Space
Experiment 2: Comet Catcher


If you want to study comets and asteroids in space, you've got to catch them first!

Experiment 2 of the space superpower series - let's build a comet catcher! Not only is this a fun game but you can learn about why we might want to catch things in space to help us mine minerals in the future. Don't forget to download the full instructional worksheet and parent cheat sheet.

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Superpower of Space Trailer

Join Nanogirl as she investigates everything she'll need to survive her first superhero space mission!

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Experiment 1 - Star Projector

Nanogirl's on a Super Space Mission, and she needs a map so she doesn't get lost.

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Experiment 3 - Gravity

How do you drink a glass of water in zero-gravity?

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Experiment 4 - Re-Entry Parachutes

What goes up must come down!

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Experiment 5 - Space Suit

Why do space suits need so many layers?

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