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Astronaut Scott Kelly on the devastating effects of a year in space

http://www.theage.com.au/good-weekend/a ... yn9iw.html

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NASA astronaut Scott Kelly spent a year in space. His recollections of this unprecedented test of human endurance, and the physical toll it took, raise questions about the likelihood of future travel to Mars.


A sobering read for would-be space travellers.

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Thank you for this important and fascinating account.

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PostPosted: Wed Oct 18, 2017 1:15 pm 
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Is it better to live on the moon or on Mars? A scientific investigation

https://qz.com/1105031/should-humans-co ... stigation/

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Squashed in Space: Study Identifies Changes in Astronauts’ Brains

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The NASA-funded work compares MRIs before and after trips

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Will We Build Super-Human Astronauts?

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What Keeps an Astronaut Awake at Night? Cosmic Rays

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In space, cosmic rays abound. In fact, they’re a significant concern for future space travel as they could cause harmful mutations in our cells. In this case, however, the particles seem to be interacting with either our retinas or directly with our brains, scientists still aren’t sure.

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Waste Not! Future Astronauts Might Turn Feces Into Food

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Penn State researchers have developed a method for breaking down human waste and turning it into a Nutella-like spread that might be consumed by astronauts.


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Spaceflight Can Be a Real Pain for Astronauts

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Headaches and eye problems are common among visitors to the International Space Station.

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The Biggest Health Risk for Lunar and Martian Explorers: Tiny Dust

https://futurism.com/extraterrestrial-d ... rs-health/

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The Case for Disabled Astronauts

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In some situations, spacefarers with visual or other impairments could actually make a mission safer

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