How Do Astronauts Stay Healthy in Space?

Presented by Jennifer Swanson Books, Mayo Clinic Press

How do astronauts sleep in space? What do they eat? And how does microgravity change their eyes and their hearts? Award-winning children’s STEM author Jennifer Swanson will explore all of the COOL things that astronauts do while living in microgravity as told in her book, Spacecare: The Kids’ Guide to Surviving Space (Mayo Clinic Press Kids/Smithsonian). With interactive activities, awesome pictures and videos, this presentation will give you some out-of-this world knowledge about what it’s like to live in space!

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No Registration Needed

Getting There

Parking Info

Free parking is plentiful and available in the Science Center lot and on nearby residential streets.

Alternative Transportation

Take MARTA bus 2 from East Lake Station. Exit the bus at Ponce de Leon Ave @ Ponce de Leon MNR. Walk 0.8 miles to the entrance of Fernbank Science Center.

Date and Time

Saturday, March 16th, 2024
11:00 am – 12:00 pm


Indoor Event

Fernbank Science Center
156 Heaton Park Dr.
Atlanta, GA 30307


Families, Elem. School, Middle School


Price: Free

Ticket Link



Earth & Space Science, STEAM