space medicine

  • What risks do humans face in space?

    Aerospace medicine expert chats about the challenges of interplanetary travel.

    It was quite the job ad when NASA started looking for astronauts for its Moon to Mars mission. They’re searching for ...

    News May 22, 2021
  • Shingles in space? Research probes immune system risks to astronauts

    Scientists around the world are striving to understand the health risks of space travel. Richard ...

    In new research that delivers a blow to hopes of finding safe ways to send humans back to the moon or on to Mars, sci...

    Space December 6, 2018
  • First aid secrets of the astronauts

    The isolation and riskiness of spaceflight means that special medical training is essential for a...

    An astronaut demonstrates a handstand CPR technique in a simulated low-gravity environment.ESAInjuries and illness du...

    Space June 4, 2017
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