A new fitness machine on the space station brings astronaut exercise into the 21st century
- By airspacemag.com
- AirSpaceMag.com, December 31, 2008
The bicycle ergometer on the International Space Station is an improvement on the device used by shuttle astronauts. This model includes a vibration isolation system designed to reduce disturbances to sensitive experiments. Here Michael Lopez-Alegria works up a sweat in the station's Destiny science laboratory during his Expedition 14 mission in 2006.