ELF In Space

Episode 20

Over the past six months, we have all been on an incredible journey. We have met astronauts and authors, scientists and poets, as well as the opportunity to ask Sultan questions in space. Now,.

Episode 19

Throughout our journey with Sultan Al Neyadi, we have seen the comparisons between space and the oceans, come to understand the importance of international collaboration and learned how very.

Episode 18

You have heard stories from our little planet Earth, astronaut training and science led facts from our authors. Now it’s your turn. Create your own book or magazine online, illustrate your.

Episode 17

We hope you enjoyed drawing with Rob and he has helped you to create your very own masterpiece! Now, using the skills you have learnt, it’s your time to start practicing – have a.

Episode 16

Wow that was a lot of information about life in space! Are you ready to be an astronaut? Enjoy dreaming and designing your day in space, see if you can recall all the things the astronauts told.


One of the main reasons that astronauts go to space is to carry out experiments in the unique environment of micro gravity. It is important to be able to understand the effects of gravity on.

Episode 14

Making sure there are clear lines of communication to the ISS is very important for the safety of the astronauts and to keep everyone informed of changing situations in space and on planet Earth. Help.

Episode 13

Inventions make our lives easier and more comfortable, but did you know that many of the inventions that we use on Earth were actually designed in or for life in space to help astronauts overcome.

Episode 12

Recycling plays a very important role on board the ISS because nothing can be wasted due to very limited resources. On Earth we also need to protect our resources and work hard to stop further.

Episode 11

Inspired by the beauty of planet Earth, retired astronaut Nicole Stott developed her artistic tendencies to become known as the Artistic Astronaut. She also believes that just as life in space.

Episode 10

The pearl oyster was very important to the economy of the Gulf before the discovery of oil. Life at sea was hard and the pearl divers needed great resilience to overcome the challenges that they.

Episode 9

You have seen that the space environment requires food to be packaged and eaten in a different way to here on Earth. Since food deliveries are rare, and water is very precious, a lot of planning.

Episode 8

You have heard from the astronauts about the hard work, dedication and characteristics that you would need in order to become an astronaut. As well as astronauts, there are whole teams of scientists,.

Episode 7

As we prepare for Rashid Rover 2 to set out on its lunar mission, there’s a lot that engineers must consider! Join along and learn what it’s like to navigate a foreign terrain, or.

Episode 6

You’ve seen how our ancestors relied on the stars to help them navigate, and how navigation in space still uses information about stars to help make sure that the astronauts and all the.

Episode 5

Lucy Easthope has explained her work in disaster planning and management, and how the images and information from space help her in her job. Now it’s your turn to help identify and plan.

Episode 4

You’ve heard from Sultan AlNeyadi and Hazzaa AlMansoori and their love of stories, what their favourite stories were growing up and fun stories from space. Now it’s your turn to write.

Episode 3

Keep the World Poetry Day celebration going! Download our resource and write a poem inspired by one of our prompts! Then share your poems with everyone by posting on Instagram and tagging it.

Episode 2

Finished the episode and want the fun to continue? Try out these activities and learn more about how astronauts conserve water in space! Share your results with everyone by posting on Instagram.

Episode 1

Now that you’ve learned all about exercise in space and the special forces that affect us on Earth, try out these activities and test them out for yourselves!