Astronaut training | Meet the experts


With around two and half hours set aside for exercise every day, skipping the gym is not an option for astronauts on the International Space Station. ESA’s team of astronaut trainers are responsible for developing specialised training programmes to prepare astronauts for spaceflight and combat the effects of microgravity on the body.Astronaut Fitness Expert, Dr. Nora Petersen, discusses training astronauts and how the programme may change for future missions to the Moon and Mars.

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