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  • Energy of an astronaut

    Energy of an astronaut

    Not only nutrition is important for a healthy life. It is the balance between eating, being active, resting, health control and lifestyle.
    Today the El Paso Astronauts learned about health and nutrition on earth and in space.
    Starting with a breakfast and lunch break check they figured out what is good for them! Great! lots of fruits and vegetables, bread and water!
    After that they discovered that astronauts need to eat different when they are in space and how important it is to eat together!
    Great job!

    Energy of an astronaut
  • Space walk

    space walk

    Oh - we are lucky to walk straight up usually! This special space walk is more difficult than it looks like!
    Well done! Keep straight up - don't sit too long each day - move your body at least one hour each day!!!

    So ein Glück - wir gehen aufrecht! Diese besondere Fortbewegungsart ist einfach super anstrengend und fordert Konzentration! Gut gemacht! Steht immer aufrecht und sitzt nicht zu lange herum! Bewegt euch mindestens eine Stunde am Tag!

    space walk
  • Jump to the moon

    jump to the moon

    Great job El Paso Astronauts!
    Jumping as long as possible - they wished they were on the moon to make it easier!
    Anyway - beeing in a group makes it feel better! Rope skipping is a perfect way train hard!

    Gut gemacht El Paso Astronauts!
    So lange Seil zu springen wie es geht - sie wünschten, sie wären auf dem Mond gewesen, um es leichter zu haben! Aber egal - im Team geht sowas immer! Seil Springen ist eine tolle Trainingsmethode!

  • Special training unit

    pulling a school bus

    Pulling a school bus over a distance of 20 m – what a challenge! The typical US school bus with a length of 12 m and a weight of up to 15 t is almost the size of the Hubble Space Telescope! Did you ever try to move it around?!? The El Paso Astronauts did– but it was really hard work! Great team work!

    Einen Schulbus 20 m weit ziehen – was für eine Herausforderung! Der typische gelbe US-Schulbus ist etwa 12 m lang und hat eine Masse von bis zu 15 t. Das sind ungefähr die Dimensionen des Hubble Space Telescope. Hast du schon mal versucht, so was zu bewegen?!? Die El Paso Astronauts haben es geschafft – super Teamwork!

    pulling a school bus
  • Speed of light

    Speed of light

    Be prepared for everything! The El Paso Astronauts did a great job reacting as fast as possible - only light is faster!
    The more they practiced the better they catched the ruler!

    Sei auf alles vorbereitet! Die El Paso Astronauts haben super gearbeitet! Sie reagierten selbst nach körperlicher Anstrengung fast so schnell wie in Ruhe! Als Astronaut muss man eben in jeder Situation - oft auch unter Stress - richtig reagieren!
    Good job!!

    Speed of light Speed of light