• Moiya McTier

Astronomy Fun Fact #59

Astronauts in space work out for about 2 hours EVERY DAY!

People don't experience as much gravity in space as they do here on Earth, which puts them at risk of muscular atrophy (muscles wasting away from lack of use).

To avoid this, astronauts have to use special exercise equipment developed by NASA engineers to basically get the same amount of exercise that the typical person gets by walking around on Earth's surface.

4 views0 comments

Recent Posts

See All

Astronomy Fun Fact #100!

Alright, friends. Here it is, my 100th and final astronomy fun fact! And what better topic to end on than the ultimate fate of the universe? Scientists more or less agree that the universe started wit

Astronomy Fun Fact #99

Astronomy is often viewed as an unnecessary science because people think astronomy research doesn't directly affect people's lives. Astronomers don't develop medicines, unravel the mysteries of brain