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In microgravity, astronauts love to perform spectacular somersaults. Here on Earth it’s not so easy, but it certainly is fun! To practice …

Your Mission: Explore the importance of hydration and identify the signs of dehydration. Since our bodies are made up of 50 to …

Your Mission: Perform a walk, progressing to 1600m to improve lung, heart, and other muscle endurance. When exploring space, astronauts complete many …

Your MissionAccumulate a total of 42 km (26.2 mi) as a team, an individual or as a family… it is up to …

Your Mission: Follow Samantha’s routine on the ISS for one week and compare her daily tasks to yours. Observe your everyday routine …

Your Mission: Perform a series of somersaults on the ground to improve body coordination, flexibility, balance and strengthen your back, abdominal and …

Your Mission: Perform body-weight squats and push-ups to develop upper and lower body strength in muscles and bones.  Astronauts must perform physical …

Your Mission: Complete an agility course as quickly and as accurately as possible to improve agility, coordination and speed.  When astronauts go …

During a spacewalks, astronauts need some serious dexterity and hand-eye coordination to carefully complete tasks, all while wearing bulky gloves to protect …

Your Mission: Perform the “bear crawl” and “crab walk” to increase muscular strength and improve upper and lower body coordination. In a …

Your Mission: Discover the fat content of a meal and formulate a balanced meal using fat content information. As astronauts travel to …

Your Mission: Perform the Commander Crunch and Pilot Plank to improve the strength in abdominal and back muscles. Astronauts in space must …

Your Mission: Measure different body parts and explore how these measurements might change in space. How tall are you? Are you sure …

Your Mission: Perform an exercise with balls of different weights, as if you were in different gravitational conditions, to strengthen arm and …

Time for a brain (and body) twisting game! Using your flexibility and agility, we want to see you navigate your way to …

Your Mission: Identify which plants are suitable for growing in space as a good source of nutrition for astronauts. Food is one …

Your Mission: Design and build a robotic arm to perform some simple tasks. To help out in space, scientists have designed and …

Your Mission: Explore taste sensations on the tongue and experiment to see which senses influence taste. For astronauts, all their food and …

Your Mission: Sample, grow, and investigate the microorganisms around us. Microbiologists have found that microbes can live just about everywhere, even on …

Your Mission: Perform throwing and catching techniques on one foot to improve balance and spatial awareness. On Earth, we use a variety …

Your Mission: Investigate healthy food choices and Calorie needs for life on earth vs. life in space Astronauts living on the International …

Your Mission: Observe and compare bones, and design bone models to investigate ways to keep bones healthy. Explorers need strong bones so …

Your Mission: Assemble a puzzle quickly and correctly to understand the importance of dexterity and hand-eye coordination. When working with objects in …

Your Mission: Investigate which factors affect plant growth, and relate these factors to growing plants in space. All the things we take …

 Join ESA astronaut, Samantha Cristoforetti and Jaime from Cosmic Kids on a brand new adventure… Yoga in Space! Follow along with the …

Your Mission: Perform jump training with a rope to improve strength and endurance. On Earth, humans experience the effects of gravity pulling …

Your Mission: Perform an activity that blends together squats, pushups, and jumping in the air (burpees) to promote muscular strength, agility, coordination …

You have just had a great day of exploring the Moon, but it’s time to head back to the base station. Instead …

Venus is the most volcanic planet in our solar system and recent research suggests some of these volcanoes are still active. Pretend …

Your Mission: Investigate the relationship between microorganisms and many every day products. Microbes live everywhere, including outer space! Scientists have reported that …

Your Mission: Perform a reaction time activity using a ruler to practice hand-eye coordination and concentration. In preparation for space travel, astronauts …

Your Mission: Train with a cycle to improve leg muscles, cardio-vascular fitness and endurance. One exercise device that is regularly used by …

Your Mission: Follow the development of three plants for 12 weeks to explore germination and plant growth.  If astronauts are going to …

Astronauts need brains and brawn! Using your coordination, endurance and quick thinking, perform five jumping jacks, with a star-jump finish, while calling …

Let’s HIIT the space gym and get ready to sweat! To keep those hearts and lungs healthy, perform a series of high-intensity …

Your Mission: Explore the anatomy of the hand and build a bionic hand from cardboard. In a near future, it is expected …

Your Mission: Carry weighted objects from the Exploration Area back to your Base Station to improve aerobic and anaerobic fitness.  To explore …

Did you know that jumping might be a key activity in keeping astronauts healthy in space? Try some jump rope tricks to …

Your Mission: Perform a climb training activity on wall bars or a rock wall to improve balance and coordination, and strengthen your …

Your Mission Playing sports requires teamwork and preparation. Teammates must work together. In space, astronauts also must react to new situations as …

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