How to run a marathon in space

Spread the love

On Sunday, astronaut Tim Peake will take on the London Marathon course – just some miles above it. But what are the challenges of running in a weightless environment?

As if going into space wasn’t enough of a challenge, British astronaut Tim Peake is now taking part in a marathon up there, to coincide with the London Marathon this weekend. So how on earth (or not) do you actually run a whopping 26.2 miles in a weightless environment?

Related: Rocket man: the astr…