Weightlifting in space

Solving Space: Weightlifting in space

This summer, we are exploring how we push human extremes in order to survive and thrive in the harsh environments of space. Exercise can be extreme on Earth, but astronauts take it to the next level in zero gravity. Could you imagine weightlifting in the weightless environment of space? For

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Suni Williams on treadmill

Solving Space – Running in space

This summer, we are exploring how we push human extremes in order to survive and thrive in the harsh environments of space. Exercise can be extreme on Earth, but astronauts take it to the next level in zero gravity. An astronaut’s weightless workout is literally an out of this world

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Food Delivery

Solving Space: Transporting food to space

This summer, we are exploring how we push human extremes in order to survive and thrive in the harsh environments of space. So far, we explored the extremes of cooking and eating in space, but perhaps one of the biggest challenges is getting food to the crew in orbit. Astronauts

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Cooking in Space

Solving Space: Cooking in Space

This summer, we are exploring how we push human extremes in order to survive and thrive in the harsh environments of space. What could be more extreme than cooking in zero gravity? Could you imagine preparing dinner weightless? Cooking can be a daunting task on Earth. So, just imagine the

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Mars food production

Solving Space: Growing greens

This summer, we are exploring how we push human extremes in order to survive and thrive in the harsh environments of space, and one of the more extreme aspects to space exploration is figuring out what to eat. What’s for dinner on Mars? This question may sound silly, but it’s

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Tortillas in space

Solving Space: Tortillas

This summer, we are exploring how we push human extremes in order to survive and thrive in the harsh environments of space. Perhaps one of the more extreme aspects of space travel is the menu. NASA goes to extreme lengths to produce safe, nutritious, and tasty cosmic cuisine for its

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Pop Quiz: Space Food

Would you be able to survive for months on end with a predetermined menu and a carefully rationed supply of food and beverages? In space, you can’t run out to the store if a particular food craving hits, and you have to be careful about how much you snack with

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NEEMO

Solving Space: NASA Extreme Environment Mission Operations

This summer, we are exploring how we push human extremes in order to survive and thrive in the harsh environments of space. NASA takes advantage of Earth’s most extreme environments to prepare astronauts for life in zero gravity. One example is NASA Extreme Environment Mission Operations (NEEMO) expeditions where crews

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Solitaire: Heroes of Space and Flight

Take a break while you learn about the heroes of space and flight in this informative game of solitaire. Reveal some of the pioneers who paved the way, and learn while you play! The deck features heroes such as: Bessie Coleman, the first African-American to be licensed as a pilot

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Deep Space Habitat concept

Solving Space: Deep Space Habitat

This summer, we are exploring how we push human extremes in order to survive and thrive in the harsh environments of space. What will the first deep space habitats look like and how will they sustain life? In previous posts, we’ve covered what two specific deep space habitats (lunar and

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