astronaut

British Astronaut Tim Peake Sets Off-World Record Running Marathon in Space
www.space.com
Comments to this post

"Running the fastest marathon in space on the only day off from his grueling schedule is a fantastic accomplishment," stated Marco Frigatti, head of records for Guinness World Records. "Tim is a true inspiration and someone we can all look up to …

0
Like
Save
Astronaut finishes the London Marathon from space in record-breaking time
www.washingtonpost.com
Comments to this post

Astronauts work out daily on the space station to fight the negative effects of low gravity, but they still lose muscle mass and strength. And although Peake didn't have to deal with hills or terrain changes, he had to contend with a cumbersome harness.

0
Like
Save
Astronaut Completes London Marathon From The International Space Station
www.npr.org
Comments to this post

He was also the official starter of the race in a video message played at the starting line. "I'm really excited to be able to join the runners on earth from right here on board the Space Station. Good luck to everybody running, and I hope to see you …

0
Like
Save
Birthplace of innovation:' Astronaut tells RT how NASA's Space Apps Challenge …
www.rt.com
Comments to this post

NASA's annual Space Apps Challenge has kicked off in Pasadena, California, with more than a hundred volunteers set to compete in 26 categories over 48 hours, globally, with improvised teams seeking viable solutions to current and future space …

0
Like
Save
Running around the world: British astronaut to run London Marathon in space
www.accuweather.com
Comments to this post

On Sunday morning, British Astronaut Tim Peake will partake in the London Marathon, but he will do so 250 miles above the streets of London while aboard the International Space Station. Peake will be running on a treadmill aboard the station, and if he …

0
Like
Save
An astronaut is running a marathon this weekend — from space
theweek.com
Comments to this post

British astronaut Tim Peake isn't letting the fact that he's in space keep him from running the London Marathon this weekend. When runners set off on the 26.2-mile course in London, Peake plans to strap himself on a treadmill in the International Space …

0
Like
Save