Space to Earth Astronaut Training

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Tim Peake is a European Space Agency astronaut. This resource gives background to Tim’s training leading up to his mission in 2015/16 to the International Space Station. Tim is shown in survival training, in the swimming pool training for microgravity, and in the centrifuge at the European Astronaut Centre to simulate a high-g environment. The resource also lists the jobs of those required to support Tim leading up to and during his mission and describes some of the effects of spaceflight on the human body.

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