health

Astronauts Going to Mars Will Receive Many Lifetimes Worth of Radiation

In a recent study published in Space Physics, an international team of researchers discuss an in-depth study examining the long-term…

2 years ago

Eye Problems From Space Affect At Least 21 NASA Astronauts: Study

How does microgravity affect your health? One of the chief concerns of NASA astronauts these days is changes to eyesight.…

10 years ago

Why Is Balancing So Hard After Spaceflights? Astronaut Posture Could Hold Clues

OTTAWA, CANADA - Astronauts appear to hold their heads more rigidly in relation to their trunks after returning to Earth…

11 years ago

New Study Shows Cosmic Rays Could Cause Alzheimer’s

Humans explore Mars in "Distant Shores," an illustration by NASA artist Pat Rawlins Cosmic rays from deep space could pose…

11 years ago

The Moon Is Toxic

As our closest neighbor in space, a time-capsule of planetary evolution and the only world outside of Earth that humans…

12 years ago

How Plasma Technology From Space Will Save Our Lives

[/caption] It might sound obvious to anyone who's ever played a video game in the past thirty years, but plasma…

12 years ago

Space Travel Is Bad For Your Eyes

Microgravity -- or "zero-g" as it's sometimes called -- is not a natural state for the human body to live…

12 years ago