• The Importance of Astronauts Working Out in Space

      There are four things an astronaut costumes will always do during their time in space. Eat, sleep, calling home to family, and exercise. That last one is very important for maintaining their health. The reason is because the effects of zero gravity on the body over time are not good ones, and no one knows this more than astronauts who have returned from a...
  • Getting Used to Walking Again

    Getting Used to Walking Again
      Janet, a 42 year old astronaut at the time working for NASA's Johnson Space Center, was referred to physiotherapist because she had a hard time balancing while walking. Her physician ruled out any other cause for this condition and zeroed in on the long-term stay in zero gravity of space. Additionally, she had trouble concentrating at her new job and experienced trouble while...
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