Originally, the ancient Olympic Games were started the 8th century BC in Olympia, near Athens, Greece.
London is already very well prepared to host the Games this summer. London by ESA astronaut André Kuipers, Athens by Paolo Nespoli from ISS
André is on board the ISS as part of ESA’s long duration mission, PromISSe. For further information: www.esa.int/SPECIALS/PromISSe/index.html Credits: ESA/NASA