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The changes spaceflight induces in astronauts go deeper than muscle

The changes spaceflight induces in astronauts go deeper than muscle


The changes spaceflight induces in astronauts go deeper than muscle and bone, all the way into their DNA.

The longer astronauts spend in space, the more likely they are to have viruses like herpes, chickenpox and shingles reactivate, according to new.

Astronauts who spend several months on the International Space Station have significant reductions in the size

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Scott Kelly and Mikhail Kornienko left Earth on March 27 to spend a year on the International Space Station for a mission meant to determine how long-term ...

For astronauts on long space voyages, the safest way to travel may be in induced hibernation.

As part of NASA's Twins Study, Scott spent nearly a year in space, while Mark stayed here ...

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Schematic showing the main effects of living and working in space, and the consequences of these effects on the human body. Importantly, the risks depend on ...

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An astronaut performing exercise in the International Space Station.

To Avoid Vision Problems in Space, Astronauts Will Need Some Kind of Artificial Gravity

If humans want to really make a go at leaving Earth and living in space or on other planets, we're going to have to figure out a lot of things: spaceships, ...

NASA Hopes Space Mice Can Provide Anti-Aging Treatments for Humans

Astronauts enjoy meals in the International Space Station.

Space flight 'may damage eyesight'

Seeing Earth from space changes you – and you don't even have to leave the planet

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Astronaut Scott Kelly is photographed working with the Microgravity Sciences Glovebox

Depending on the type of trip space tourists take they will experience challenges never faced here on Earth.

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NASA 'twin study': Effects of space travel to be revealed

FIGURE 4.1 Current top-level NASA Exploration Strategy. SOURCE: Craig Kundrot, presented to committee on April 18, 2017, slide 5.

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The changes spaceflight induces in astronauts go deeper than muscle and bone, all the way into their DNA. | g o o d r e a d s | Scott kelly, Nasa astronauts ...

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ESA on Twitter: "The European Robotic Arm (ERA) is a robotic arm that is due to be launched to the International Space Station, to help astronauts and ...

Comparison of postflight percent change in knee extensor and flexor strength from preflight in Shuttle (STS), the three Skylab missions (SL2-4), ...

How to keep a crew of humans alive to Mars? Put them to bed for most of it

SA (European Space Agency) astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti - dressed in a Star Trek Voyager

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Space changes your brain in bigger ways than we thought

Study Investigates How Men and Women Adapt Differently to Spaceflight | NASA

Image above: Flight Engineers Peggy Whitson and Jack Fischer assess spaceflight-induced changes in muscle volume with the Sprint study.

Payload Specialist Jay C.Buckley, Jr., Payload Commander Richard M.Linnehan, and Astronaut Dafydd R. (Dave) Williams (left to right) during pulmonary ...

Upper part: crew of Odissea Mission before launch, lower part: crew in-flight, first day (Credit: European Space Agency).


A more modest “exploration-class” vehicle arrives at Mars, its dozing crew of six tended by robot arms to maintain muscle strength.


Bruce McCandless floating free in orbit with a space suit and Manned Maneuvering Unit.

Apollo 8 lifts off from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Dec. 21, 1968. (AP)

Apollo Lunar Astronauts Show Higher Cardiovascular Disease Mortality: Possible Deep Space Radiation Effects on the Vascular Endothelium | Scientific Reports

The spectacular aurora borealis, or the “northern lights,” over Canada is sighted from the International Space Station near the highest point of its orbital ...

Life on Earth is used to gravity – so what happens to our cells and tissues in space?

... that is due to be launched to the International Space Station, to help astronauts and cosmonauts carry out spacewalks and install new parts of the space ...

What happens to the human body in space? - Ed White performs the first American space walk. Image credit: Public domain

7% of Scott Kelly's Genes Changed After a Year in Space

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Spaceflight-induced alterations in the organism. During space missions,... | Download Scientific Diagram

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First-generation or original Space Shuttle passive treadmill. From reference.

NASA International Space Station On-Orbit Status 20 December 2016

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Postflight (R+0) percent change from preflight measures in muscle endurance at the knee expressed as total work for Space Shuttle (STS), NASA-Mir (Mir) and ...

During spaceflight, the bone mineral density (BMD) of crewmembers undergoes substantial changes, with some areas of the skeleton, such as the bones of the ...

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FIGURE 4.3 Selection of the highest-priority recommendations for science that best enables the exploration of space, as required by the statement of task ...

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Astronauts on the ISS in weightless conditions. Michael Foale can be seen exercising in the foreground.

Changes in mitochondrial homeostasis and redox status in astronauts following long stays in space | Scientific Reports

Andrew Feinberg and Lindsay Rizzardi test procedures for purifying blood samples on NASA's microgravity plane called the 'Vomit Comet.' (John Hopkins)