Bonus Activity: Astro Art

During a spacewalks, astronauts need some serious dexterity and hand-eye coordination to carefully complete tasks, all while wearing bulky gloves to protect them from the harsh space environment. In this challenge we want to see your artistic skills. Draw, paint, or colour a picture while wearing space gloves.
 
Skills
Dexterity, Coordination, Creativity
 

Note

This activity was originally created for the #TrainLikeanAstronaut Challenges as a part of ESA Education’s Expedition: Home initiative.  

 

Set-up:

Put on two pairs of gloves: the first should be tight to your hands, and the second should be bulky, like thick winter gloves. Grab some paper and your choice of colourful writing utensils to create your picture. Time to make some art!

 
Equipment
  • 1 tight pair of gloves
  • 1 bulky pair of gloves (e.g. winter mittens)
  • Drawing utensils
  • Paper
Time
Approximately 30 minutes 

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