Comments on Sports In Space
Life in space will be incomplete with sports to play. But what sports are appropriate to space? (Read
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"This is what fitness looks like to engineers; they really do need some enjoyable sports activities up there.
(Bill Christensen 4/25/2008 6:31:45 AM)
"Will people go crazy for space sports as they do for the old fashioned terra firma kind ?
According to "Red Dwarf" they will:
Dave Lister a.k.a. "The Last Human Being" is so crazy about the London Jets (zero-g football team) that he vows to name his first born son Jim after Jim Bexley Speed who playes roof attack for the Jets. He also vows top name his second son Bexley, after Jim Bexley Speed.
Here's the original London Jets shirt Lister waers during most of seasons one and two:
(Yossi Preminger 4/26/2008 7:08:52 AM)
"Tarik Malik of space.com reminded me about the zero gee sports in Ender's Game."
(Bill Christensen 4/26/2008 7:54:01 AM)
"Yossi- it turns out you can buy a nice clean one.
"A team sport that involves throwing a ball in a cylindrical court under centrifugal artificial gravity would be interesting -- the players would have to learn to deal with the coriolis effects."
(Mark 4/28/2008 10:50:09 AM)