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More exercise because my return is near

Just three more weeks. I am counting down to my return. I have mixed feelings. On the one hand I want to go home and see my family and friends. On the other hand I do not want to leave … Continue reading

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Mission X: do astronauts need to be athletes?

Children often ask me if astronauts are athletic. Does an astronaut need to be in perfect shape? I answer that astronauts do not need to be  a superman, but they should be healthy and in good shape. In my case … Continue reading

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Sport, experiments and somersaults for TV

Every day on board the ISS I change into several different clothes. Back home on Earth most people have a logical schedule. You go to work, go shopping in the weekend, visit friends or go to a sport club. In … Continue reading

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