Space Life Science Update

Mars challenge is protecting humans from long space travel and heavy metal ion bombardment, American Physiological Society

"Speaking as a veteran space traveler, [Jim] Pawelczyk noted that as currently envisioned, the Mars probe would take as little 13 months to a maximum of 30 months. "We run the possibility of losing nearly half the bone mineral in some regions of the body, which would make the astronauts' skeletons the equivalent of a 100-year-old person," he said. Such fragile bones could fractures, which would be a most unwelcome challenge."

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