microgravity

Next Generation Spacesuit Gets Tested in Weightlessness

Considerable effort goes into the design of space suits and space agencies across the world are always working on improvements…

4 months ago

NASA 2024 NIAC Program Selects Deep-Space Hibernation Technology for Development

In the next fifteen years, NASA, China, and SpaceX will make the next great leap in space exploration by sending…

5 months ago

How Can Astronauts Maintain Their Bodies With Minimal Equipment?

Decades of research aboard the International Space Station (ISS) and other spacecraft in Low Earth Orbit (LEO) have shown that…

7 months ago

Earth's Smallest Flowering Plant Can Handle 20X Earth's Gravity

Astronauts need to eat, and they need to breathe. That means, for long-duration missions, they are going to need to…

9 months ago

Artificial Gravity Tests on Earth Could Improve Astronaut Health in Space

The ESA is conducting a new study that measures the effects simulated gravity and exercise have for astronaut health.

1 year ago

What Can Be Done to Help Astronaut Vision in Space?

A new study by a team of Australian researchers has led to a non-invasive way to test astronauts for changes…

1 year ago

Study Shows How Cells Could Help Artemis Astronauts Exercise

New research aims to ensure astronauts' health by mimicking the human body's response to exercise.

1 year ago

Want to Stay Healthy in Space? Then you Want Artificial Gravity

A new study involving fruit flies aboard the ISS demonstrates the importance of artificial gravity for missions to deep-space.

2 years ago

We Still Have no Idea if it's Safe to be Pregnant in Space

Can humans reproduce in space? The short answer is that we don’t know. The long answer is maybe, but there…

2 years ago

Many Astronauts Never Recover all of their Bone Density after Returning to Earth

A new study shows that astronauts do not recover all of their bone strength when they return to Earth, meaning…

2 years ago