Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum will present Virtual Astronomy Live: Exercise in Space, an online program on Thursday, July 15, 5:30pm-7:00pm (Eastern Time).
How do Athletic Trainers get astronauts ready? Learn about exercise in space, the science behind it and the importance of healthy living in space. Hear from NASA athletic trainer Bruce Nieschwitz and former astronauts Mike Massimino and Garrett Reisman as they talk about the physical challenges astronauts face during their time in space, from navigating cumbersome uniforms to thriving in zero gravity situations. They will also talk about the importance of training ahead of time to ensure the safety of the astronaut at all times.
A pre show will take place at 5:00pm (Eastern Time) with an interactive demonstration from Intrepid Museum educator.
The event is hosted and co-produced by John “Das” Galloway, founder of the Kerbal Space Academy, and moderated by Michael Massimino, Former NASA astronaut, Professor Columbia University, School of Engineering and Sr. Advisor Space Programs at the Intrepid Museum.
View the live event at twitch.tv/intrepidmuseum
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