Space Treadmill to Burn!
NASA has confirmed that it will dispose of the treadmill that has been used in space for over ten years. The treadmill is scheduled to disintegrate in July 2013, as it re-enters the earth’s atmosphere inside a Russian cargo freighter filled with other technology that has “runs its course.” The treadmill was mounted on a gyroscope to reduce vibration transmitted to the space station. Astronauts were held down on the tread belt by bungee cords. The old treadmill is being replaced by a newer Russian model