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spaceflight for the average joe
2014-09-22 03:00:28

Historically, spaceflight has been reserved for the very healthy. Astronauts are selected for their ability to meet the highest physical and psychological standards to prepare them for any unknown challenges. However, with the advent of commercial spaceflight, average people can now fly for enjoyment.

2014-04-16 16:30:16

HOUSTON, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The EyeBox(CNS),( )a diagnostic device developed to assess brain health through tracking eye movement, and eFormulations, software

2014-04-15 12:21:23

HOUSTON, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- How does space travel affect your health? What does an astronaut aboard the International Space Station (ISS) have in common with a scientist

2014-03-04 08:21:41

New technologies and research to be featured at Capitol Visitor Center March 5 HOUSTON, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- How does a new app help keep astronauts vigilant while in space

Students from Kings College London, UK, wearing the 'Skinsuit' as subjects for a functional evaluation study
2014-01-11 03:58:46

Far from being a fashion statement, the European Space Agency (ESA) has unveiled the Skinsuit, which is scientifically designed to mitigate some of the negative effects weightlessness has on the body.

Sleeping On The Space Station Requires A Strict Routine, Schedule
2014-01-07 03:37:25

While astronauts are not immune to sleep deprivation, those aboard the International Space Station (ISS) take measures to try and find a regular sleeping pattern.

Jet Pilots High Altitude Brain Lesions
2013-08-20 13:23:58

A new study reported that pilots who fly at high altitudes are more likely to develop brain lesions than non-pilots.

Medicals For Space Travel
2012-12-14 21:51:05

As private companies race to send travelers into space, the medical community must begin to address the hazards of an actual trip into orbit.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.