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Mission-X launch: Get your body and tweets ready!

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11 February 2013
UK students taking part in Mission-X
UK students take part in Mission X.

Focusing on fitness and nutrition, Mission-X: Train Like an Astronaut is designed to challenge students to be more physically active and to teach how health and fitness plays an important role in human performance in space and on Earth.

Credits: UK Space Agency-Michael Cockerham
Andre Kuipers exercising in Node 3
ESA astronaut, Andre Kuipers, exercising onboard the ISS. Astronauts exercise twice a day, including running, whilst onboard the ISS.
Credits: ESA/NASA
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