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Microgravity

Astronaut Edward M. (Mike) Fincke, Expedition 9 NASA science officer and flight engineer aboard the International Space Station, juggles fresh fruit in microgravity.
Courtesy of NASA.

What is microgravity? How is it created? And how does it impact astronauts during spaceflight? Gregory Vogt, EdD, provides answers to these and other questions about the near weightless conditions in space.

Author(s): Joanne R. Lupton, PhD
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Muscle Wasting Countermeasure Studies for NSBRI

Motor Units and Musculoskeletal System

The Pattern of Skeletal Myosin Heavy Chain (MHC) Isoform Transitions

Absolute and Relative Muscle Weight in Response to Muscle Unloading in Rodents

Muscles Regulate Both Their Size and Phenotype in Response to Loading Conditions

Consequences of the Muscle Atrophy Response

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