NASA to LGBTQ science nerds everywhere: "It Gets Better"

The U.S. space agency has released a moving video for the LGBTQ youth outreach campaign

By Katie McDonough

Published May 31, 2013 4:01PM (EDT)


While NASA didn't take a cue from astronaut and David Bowie aficionado Chris Hadfield and film in outer space, the U.S. space agency's "It Gets Better" video is still a moving message from its staff to LGBTQ young people, particularly LGBTQ space nerds.

You can check it out here:

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