Richard Garriott, the next civilian to fly inspace, will be teaming up with Ken Harvey, former NFL player and four-time probowler, to create this activity that tries to involve students in space while gettingthem fit on Earth.
Space Sportilization is a series of fitnessactivities that students can do on Earth and then predict what similar moveswould look like in free fall on the ISS.
Harvey stated,"With this activity, that we call, Space Sportilization, we hope tocombine sports and space together to help students learn what scienceprinciples are at work when we play sports. Kids will help me work on a set offootball drills that we will give to Richard Garriott to practice as he travelsamong the stars."
Garriot will record a set of educationalvideos while in orbit to demonstrate the basic physics of movment in free fall;Harvey has recorded a similar set of videos to show how these same exerciseswork on Earth.
(This Science Fiction in the Newsstory used with permission of Technovelgy.com)
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