long duration spaceflight

Astronaut Food Will Lose Nutrients on Long-Duration Missions. NASA is Working on a Fix

Astronauts on board the International Space Station are often visited by supply ships from Earth with food among other things.…

4 weeks ago

How Would We Do Surgery in Space?

Any mission to Mars requires deeper planning than missions to the ISS or the Moon. Based purely on the length…

4 years ago

Russian-American Trio Blasts Off and Boards International Space Station After Fast Track Trajectory

Barely a week and a half after the thrilling conclusion to the record breaking space endurance mission by NASA astronaut…

7 years ago

Year in Space Flight for Russian/American Crew Starts With Spectacular Night Launch and Station Docking

The first ever ‘One-Year Mission’ to the International Space Station (ISS) started with a bang today, March 27, with the…

9 years ago

Have A Heart! This Organ Plays Shape-Shifter In Space, Leading To Mars Mission Questions

Could a long mission to Mars increase your risk of heart problems back on Earth? That's something that scientists are…

10 years ago

Expedition 37/38’s Tips For Surviving Long Voyages in Space

NASA wants to bring its astronauts outside of Earth. It recently recruited a new astronaut class for deep space voyages.…

11 years ago

Artificial Gravity

[/caption] Have you ever noticed that astronauts float around in the space shuttle and in the International Space Station, while…

15 years ago