Connect your classroom read aloud to the International Space Station. Consider having your students listen to a story read by an astronaut aboard the ISS courtesy of Story Time From Space. This nonprofit project from the Global Space Education Foundation features astronauts reading popular children’s books.
Story Time from Space began with a pilot test from astronaut Benjamin Alvin Drew Jr., also known as Alvin Drew, who read Max Goes to the Moon, a book by astrophysicist and author Jeffrey Bennett, on the final flight of the space shuttle Discovery. The recordings are available on the Story Time from Space site and YouTube.