Posts Tagged ‘Missions’

Dormant viruses reactivate during spaceflight

Washington DC (SPX) Mar 19, 2019

Herpes viruses reactivate in more than half of crew aboard Space Shuttle and International Space Station missions, according to NASA research published in Frontiers in Microbiology. While only a small proportion dev…

Emergency medicine in space: Normal rules don’t apply

Geneva, Switzerland (SPX) Jun 06, 2017

Experts at this year’s Euroanaesthesia congress in Geneva (3-5 June) will discuss the unusual and challenging problem of how to perform emergency medical procedures during space missions.

“Space exploratio…

NASA’s Mars plans include a one-year mission to the Moon

Before sending a manned mission to Mars in the 2030s, NASA may have a group of astronauts spend a year in orbit around the moon, officials from the space agency’s Human Exploration and Operations Mission Directorate revealed earlier this week at an event in Washington DC. Speaking at the Human to Mars Summit on Tuesday, […]

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Evidence of ongoing volcanic activity found on Venus

Six years after originally finding evidence suggesting that Venus was geologically active, new research presented earlier this week at the American Astronomical Society (AAS) Division for Planetary Sciences meeting indicates that lava may be flowing from one of its volcanoes. According to ScienceNews and Astronomy Magazine, a team of planetary researchers from the German Aerospace […]

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President Obama reinforces commitment to manned Mars mission

In an op-ed published by CNN.com on Tuesday, US President Barack Obama reconfirmed his commitment to send Americans to Mars within the next few decades while also emphasizing a desire to see humanity travel beyond the Red Planet sometime in the foreseeable future. “One of my earliest memories is sitting on my grandfather’s shoulders, waving […]

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