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It's time to get up, move your body, and train like an astronaut!

Astronauts need years of training and preparation for their missions to space. In Mission X, you’ll learn the key elements to keeping fit and staying healthy in space and on Earth.

Activities for the classroom

In this section you can find different educational resources that can be used in the classroom

Do a Spacewalk

Your MissionIn a reduced gravity environment, astronauts are unable...

Reduced Gravtiy, Low Fat

Your MissionAs astronauts travel to the moon, Mars, and...

Building an Astronaut Core

Your MissionAstronauts in space must be able to twist,...

Crew Assembly Training

Your MissionWhen working with objects in space, astronauts must...

Astro Food

Your MissionFood is one of the most important parts...

Explore and Discover

Your MissionTo explore the Moon and Mars, astronauts must...

Bonus Activity: Touchdown Charlie

Your Mission Playing sports requires teamwork and preparation. Teammates...

Let’s Climb a Martian Mountain

Your Mission Space explorers in a far future might...

Energy of an Astronaut

Your MissionAstronauts living on the International Space Station need...

Bonus Activity: Nimble Navigation

Your MissionTime for a brain (and body) twisting game!...

Bonus Activity: Astro Art

Your MissionDuring a spacewalks, astronauts need some serious dexterity...

Mission: Control!

Your MissionDuring and after space flight, astronauts have challenges...

Bonus Activity: Venus Volcanoes

Your MissionVenus is the most volcanic planet in our...

Hydration Station

Your MissionSince our bodies are made up of 50...

Microbial Box 2: What’s in your Petri?

Your MissionMicrobiologists have found that microbes can live just...