Scott M. Smith

CROWDSOURCED APP PLOTS FOOD AND HEALTH FOR SPACE STATION ASTRONAUTS

The old adage of “you are what you eat” has an even greater meaning when preparing for long- duration travel to deep space, where storage is tight and fresh food is limited. “Understanding the relationship of diet with crew health is critical for future exploration missions, where nutrition will be a key countermeasure in mitigating […]

ONE CARBON METABOLISM ON THE SPACE STATION

It has been known for some time that time in space affects astronauts’ vision. Post-flight vision changes have been reported by many astronauts after they spend time on the International Space Station. Many, but not all. But why are only certain people affected by spaceflight in this manner?’ Results of a new study involving 49 […]

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