Space agencies challenge kids to ‘train like astronauts’

Washington (AFP) Jan 18, 2011 NASA and other global space agencies have challenged 3,700 students in 25 cities around the world to “train like an astronaut,” the US space agency said Tuesday. The six-week pilot project, called “Mission X: Train Like an Astronaut” aims to teach healthy eating and exercise habits to children aged eight to 12, NASA said. Students will also compete for points in scientific reasoning and

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