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Reduced Gravtiy, Low Fat

As astronauts travel to the moon, Mars, and beyond, the need for nutritionally balanced meals becomes even more important for space missions. The amount of fat inside food packaged for spaceflight is analyzed by researchers …

Bionic Hand

In a near future, it is expected that crews of astronauts and humanoid robots will work together to exploit space. They will both most likely make use of bionic hands. Bionic hands allow robots to …

Taste in Space

For astronauts, all their food and drink needs to be carried to the International Space Station (ISS). Eating is an important part of crew morale and the one communal time when they share both a …

Robotic Arm

To help out in space, scientists have designed and used robotic arms for years. On Earth, scientists have designed robotic arms for everything from moving heavy equipment to performing delicate surgery. Robotic arms are important …

Hydration Station

Since our bodies are made up of 50 to 70% water, it is essential to drink plenty of fluids to keep our bodies healthy. Water plays many important roles in keeping our body in peak …

Energy of an Astronaut

Astronauts living on the International Space Station need balanced meals to meet their energy and health needs while in space. Food scientists and nutritionists at space agencies ensure that astronauts eat balanced meals in space …

Living Bones, Strong Bones

Explorers need strong bones so they can face the physical challenges placed on their bodies while in space. The longer astronauts are in the environment of space, the more weak their bones become due to …

What’s your Space Height?

How tall are you? Are you sure you know the answer?¬†Studies show that the height of an astronaut increases approximately 3% over the first 3 to 4 days of weightlessness in space. As soon as …

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