Deep Space High

Hosted ByProfessor Pulsar

It's the podcast about an intergalactic school in space! Join your schoolmates - aliens, robots and humans - as we explore the universe!


All Episodes

The Impact of Space Weather on Earth (Intergalactic Weather Watch)

Sam, Stats and Quark learn about how big solar storms can affect things on earth, whether it be planes or satellites in orbit.

Weather Across The Solar System (Intergalactic Weather Watch)

Destination Mars – Homework! Robots of the Future

Sam has been set homework – to find out about more robots used in exploring Mars. He finds that there have been quite a few!

Destination Mars – So What Is A Robot?

The class think about the differences between humans and robots – and some of the similarities too.

Destination Mars – Getting To Mars

The class at Deep Space High have been learning about the ExoMars Rov-er – today they’re finding out more about the Aurora programme as a whole and how the mission has already begun.

Destination Mars – Designing A Mars Rover – Radiation and Drilling

Destination Mars – Homework! A History of Robots On Mars

Sam has been set homework – to find out about robots used in exploring Mars. He finds that there have been quite a few!

Destination Mars – Designing A Mars Rover – Getting Around

Navigating and moving around Mars is hard.  And without being able to be in constant contact with Earth, the ExoMars Rover has to look after itself.

Destination Mars – Designing A Mars Rover – Landing

Landing on Mars is one of the hardest part of any mission.  Most Mars missions have ended in failure due to problems landing so as design challenges go, it’s a big one! The class discover why.