microgravity

Every Challenge Astronauts Will Face on a Flight to Mars

A team of researchers from India conducted a study that considers all the hazards of sending crews to Mars (which…

8 months ago

Health Issues From Spaceflight Might Originate in the Mitochondria

An analysis of all the data we have on the effects of microgravity has indicated that the problem could have…

10 months ago

This is Foam, Made in Space

Say hello to Space Foam. The ESA has a science lab on the International Space Station called Columbus. Inside that…

2 years ago

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

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

Special Skinsuits Could Help Astronauts Avoid Back Pain When Their Spines Expand In Space

The microgravity in space makes astronauts' spines to elongate, causing back pain. A new SkinSuit being developed by the European…

4 years ago

What is the International Space Station?

In orbit of Earth, at an altitude of between 330 and 435 km (205 and 270 mi), is the International…

5 years ago

Culprit Found In Blurry Astronaut Vision Mystery

A new study released by the Radiological Society of North America has determined why astronauts who take part in long-duration…

5 years ago

A New NASA Cumulative Time in Space Record

Upon his return to Earth, astronaut Jeff Williams will have established a new record for most time spent in space,…

5 years ago

Spaceflight Will Give You The Body Of An Elderly Alcoholic Shut In

A recent study released by CU Anschutz indicates that prolonged time in space can cause liver damage, adding to overall…

5 years ago