Faking gravity: The tech behind Tim Peake’s space marathon

How does a weightless man run on the spot while hurtling through space at 17,150mph? As the countdown continues to the London Marathon – taking place on 24 April – ESA astronaut Tim Peake London Marathon will perhaps have more reason to be nervous, as he prepares to run his version on the International Apr 22, 2016

Solar Impulse 2 makes successful take off from Hawaii

The Solar Impulse 2, attempting to circumnavigate the globe took off on 21 April to continue on its record-breaking journey. The sun-powered plane will take approximately 66 hours to make its journey to Mountain View, California, where it is expected to land late on 23 April. Apr 22, 2016

British astronaut Tim Peake prepares to run London Marathon from space

British astronaut Tim Peake said training was going well for his version of the London Marathon, which he’ll run on a treadmill on the International Space Station (ISS). Peake made the comments in a question and answer session, which he showed off a harness that keeps him bolted to the treadmill on which he will run. Apr 20, 2016