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Space Station: “Wild West Relay”

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Posted 29 July 2014 - 03:30 PM


Space Station Live: "Wild West Relay"

Space Station Live commentator Amiko Kauderer interviews NASA astronaut Suni Williams about Expedition 40 commander Steve Swanson’s participation in the “Wild West Relay” while abroad the International Space Station. Swanson is part of a six-person team that will compete in the relay race, covering the 200-miles from Fort Collins, Colorado to Steamboat Springs, his hometown. This interview aired during Space Station Live on July 28, 2014.

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Posted 01 August 2014 - 09:09 PM


Swanson Runs Relay in Space

NASA Astronaut Steve Swanson is running as part of a group relay run taking place in Colorado. Astronauts have to work out two hours each day to maintain health and fitness. They also participate in biomedical research investigations that help with medical issues on Earth such as Duchene’s disease, cancer and osteoporosis.

More information can be found here: http://www.nasa.gov/...earch/benefits/

You can follow Steve Swanson on Instagram at: http://www.instagram.com/iss

You can follow NASA Astronauts on Twitter @NASA_Astronauts.

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"Space is big. Really big. You just won't believe how vastly, hugely, mind-boggingly big it is. I mean, you may think it's a long way down the street to the chemist, but that's just peanuts to space." - The Hitch-Hikers Guide to the Galaxy - Douglas Adams 1952 - 2001

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