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Hydration Station

Your Mission: Explore the importance of hydration and identify the signs of dehydration. Since our bodies are made up of 50 to 70% water, it is essential to drink plenty of fluids to keep our …

Energy of an Astronaut

Your Mission: Investigate healthy food choices and Calorie needs for life on earth vs. life in space Astronauts living on the International Space Station need balanced meals to meet their energy and health needs while …

Living Bones, Strong Bones

Your Mission: Observe and compare bones, and design bone models to investigate ways to keep bones healthy. Explorers need strong bones so they can face the physical challenges placed on their bodies while in space. …

What’s your Space Height?

Your Mission: Measure different body parts and explore how these measurements might change in space. How tall are you? Are you sure you know the answer?¬†Studies show that the height of an astronaut increases approximately …

Speed of Light

Your Mission: Perform a reaction time activity using a ruler to practice hand-eye coordination and concentration. In preparation for space travel, astronauts invest many hours in practicing their hand-eye reaction time. Operating the robotic arm …

Mission: Control!

Your Mission: Perform throwing and catching techniques on one foot to improve balance and spatial awareness. On Earth, we use a variety of cues to sense the position of our bodies, while stationary or moving. …

Planet You Go, Gravity You Find

Your Mission: Perform an exercise with balls of different weights, as if you were in different gravitational conditions, to strengthen arm and torso muscles, and improve coordination. Astronauts’ training takes into account the influence of …

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 Assembly Training

Your Mission: Assemble a puzzle quickly and correctly to understand the importance of dexterity and hand-eye coordination. When working with objects in space, astronauts must have good dexterity and hand-eye coordination and work as a …

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