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Get on Your Space Cycle

Your Mission: Train with a cycle to improve leg muscles, cardio-vascular fitness and endurance. One exercise device that is regularly used by astronauts on the International Space Station is the cycle ergometer. The cycle provides …

Peake Liftoff

Your Mission: Perform an activity that blends together squats, pushups, and jumping in the air (burpees) to promote muscular strength, agility, coordination and endurance. In a reduced gravity environment, muscles and bones can become weak, …

Jump for the Moon

Your Mission: Perform jump training with a rope to improve strength and endurance. On Earth, humans experience the effects of gravity pulling on the human body which applies a constant force, or loading effect. This …

Explore and Discover

Your Mission: Carry weighted objects from the Exploration Area back to your Base Station to improve aerobic and anaerobic fitness.  To explore the Moon and Mars, astronauts must complete the tasks of walking to collection …

Crew Strength Training

Your Mission: Perform body-weight squats and push-ups to develop upper and lower body strength in muscles and bones.  Astronauts must perform physical tasks in space that require strong muscles and bones. In a reduced gravity …

Base Station Walk-back

Your Mission: Perform a walk, progressing to 1600m to improve lung, heart, and other muscle endurance. When exploring space, astronauts complete many physical tasks. When on a planetary surface, if their vehicle breaks down astronauts …

Building an Astronaut Core

Your Mission: Perform the Commander Crunch and Pilot Plank to improve the strength in abdominal and back muscles. Astronauts in space must be able to twist, bend, lift, and carry massive objects. They must have …

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