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2 Hours of Exercise in 20 Minutes?

2 Hours of Exercise in 20 Minutes?

Astronauts need to exercise 3-4 times a day to compensate for the harmful effects low gravity has on the body.

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Key Facts In This Video

  1. The Vasper system is designed to provide the benefits of a two-hour workout in only twenty minutes. 00:10

  2. Astronauts who spend long amounts of time in space experience loss of strength in their muscles and bones. 01:16

  3. The Vasper system aims to increase the body's production of natural growth hormones by upping the concentration of lactic acid in the muscles. 02:03

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