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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Eating In space: Does Nutrition Matter?
Overview: Optimal Nutrition for Spaceflight
Health-related Issues in Space
How are Risks to Space Explorers Identified and Prioritized?
Space Mission Risk Assessments
Muscle Wasting Countermeasure Studies for NSBRI
Muscle Wasting Bed Rest Studies
Protocol for Wolfe et al. 28-day Bed Rest Study
Changes in Muscle After 28 Days Bed Rest (kg)
Summary of Wolfe Bed Rest Study
Overview: Tuffs Bed Rest Study Protocol
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