Mission X 2017

Train like an astronaut

About Mission X

Mission X is an international project led by the UK Space Agency, NASA and ESA and involving 29 different countries.

Mission X participants learn principles of healthy eating and exercise, compete for points by finishing training modules, and get excited about the world's future in space and the educational possibilities for their own future.

Students will practice scientific reasoning and teamwork while participating in hands-on training missions targeting strength, endurance, coordination, balance, spatial awareness, and more. Train Like an Astronaut mission activities include Base Station Walkback, Crew Strength Training, Do a Spacewalk and Space Roll and Roll. Educational science modules include Living Bones, Strong Bones, Hydration Station, Energy of an Astronaut, Reduced Gravity, Low Fat.

What's new

Diary dates

Find out about events planned for teachers and students.
View dates


Find out what's been happening with Mission X.
View newsletters

Tim Peake

Get involved with Tim Peake's mission.
View mission

Register for Mission X

Schools can still register for this year's competition using the following code:



Register now


Keep in touch

Find us on Facebook

Contact us: