Exercise

EXERCISE DEVICE FOR ORION TO PACK POWERFUL PUNCH

July 15, 2016 – When astronauts travel far beyond Earth on the journey to Mars, keeping them healthy in space will be critically important. They’ll need to be in top physical form when they make it to their destination so they can effectively pioneer new frontiers and be able to recover relatively quickly when back […]

THE WORLD’S FIRST SPACEFLIGHT FITNESS SPECIALISTS

LAUNCH Fitness & Human Performance is pleased to announce its first class of candidates in its Spaceflight Fitness Specialist certification program. An industry first, the LAUNCH Spaceflight Fitness Specialist program is currently the only professional certification that seeks to bridge the gap between the fitness industry and the commercial spaceflight industry. The Spaceflight Fitness Specialist […]

TIM PEAKE TO RUN LONDON MARATHON FROM SPACE

Get ready, set, go! As the thousands of runners start the London Marathon in April, ESA astronaut Tim Peake will run the full 42 km distance on a treadmill aboard the International Space Station. As on Earth, exercise is very important for astronauts – they need to exercise up to two hours every day to […]

NASA ANNOUNCES BIO-INSPIRED ADVANCED EXERCISE CONCEPTS CHALLENGE

Three hundred eighty-three days in space is a long time – time enough to lose bone mass and muscle strength – and NASA is offering up to $15,000 for innovative ideas on how to keep astronauts on long duration missions healthy through exercise. NASA astronaut Scott Kelly has surpassed astronaut Mike Fincke’s record for the […]

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