spaceflight effects

Astronauts Could Wear a Device to Prevent Disorientation in Space

A recent study published in Frontiers in Physiology examines how vibrating wearable devices, known as vibrotactors, can be used to…

8 months ago

Spaceflight is Polluting the Atmosphere with Metal

Humans can't seem to interact with the environment at all without fouling it in some way. From plastic bags in…

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

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

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…

6 years ago