What is the Earth?

The Earth was formed 4.5 billion years ago. Find out about the speed it spins and how it orbits the Sun.

What is the solar system?

Explore the solar system and learn the order of the planets.

What are the rocky planets?

Find out which planets are the rocky planets and how to identify them.

What are the gas planets?

Find out which planets are the gas planets and what makes them different from the rest.

What is the Sun?

Find out how the Sun is a star that gives out heat and light.

How do reactions power rockets?

Tim Peake and Fran Scott explore the explosive power of rocket fuel and how astronauts get to the International Space Station.

How do you stay alive in space?

Tim Peake and Fran Scott explore the effect of space on the body.

Do waves hold the secrets of space?

Tim Peake and Fran Scott explore what sound and light waves tell us about space.

Can you make outer space in your kitchen?

Tim Peake and Fran Scott explore outer space and comets.

How do astronauts get home?

Tim Peake and Fran Scott explore how astronauts make the trip from the International Space Station back to Earth

Tim Peake: Ask an astronaut

Select from the list of questions to find out about Tim Peake's mission to the International Space Station.

What is evaporation and condensation?

Find out about changing state from a liquid to a gas by the process of evaporation and condensation.

What is the water cycle?

Find out how water is constantly moving around the environment through the water cycle.

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