Alive When They Arrive

What are the long-term effects of being in space on human beings? Can we survive a trip to Mars and back?

Published by Tony Darnell on 6th Apr, 2017

Senior NASA leadership has often observed that humans are closer to their first mission to Mars than ever before in history. Critical to human exploration of Mars will be active and healthy astronauts when they arrive at the Red Planet.

Join Tony Darnell, Harley Thronson and Alberto Conti as they discuss with Drs. Arnauld Nicogossian (George Mason University) and Charles Doarn (University of Cincinnati) current knowledge that underpins human health in space, as well as engineering challenges in long-duration human space flight.

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