Kjell Lindgren is an astronaut who launched to the International Space Station in 2015 as part of Expedition 44/45. He is scheduled to return to the ISS in 2022 as a crew member on SpaceX’s Crew-4 mission. In this series he discusses what it’s like to be in space and the future of space travel. This series was inspired by Trevor Weston’s “Stars”, commissioned and presented by Musiqa in 2020.

This series is designed for elementary and middle school students.

This project was made possible through the generous cooperation of NASA. All images provided courtesy of NASA.

Part 1: How NASA Astronaut Kjell Lindgren Got His Start

Part 2: Who Can Be An Astronaut?

Part 3: What’s It Like To Live On The Space Station?

Part 4: It Takes A Team

Part 5: The Future Of Space Travel And Taking Care Of The Earth

Part 6: Looking At The Sky

The stars inspired composer Trevor Weston to write this piece called “Stars.”