astronaut health

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

A new study by an international team of researchers has indicated the need for artificial gravity to mitigate the effects…

3 years ago

Breathing Lunar Dust Could Give Astronauts Bronchitis and Even Lung Cancer

According to a new study, one of the greatest health risks posed by missions to the Moon could be the…

3 years ago

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

The NASA Twin Study, which assessed how spending a year aboard the ISS affected Scott Kelly's health (compared to his…

4 years ago

The Battle Against What Spaceflight Does To Your Health

Why do some astronauts come back from the International Space Station needing glasses? Eye problems are one of the largest…

7 years ago

Zero G Living: Tough To Sustain, Harder To Study

Small populations make it really hard to do scientific studies, because the sample size may not be representative of the…

7 years ago