A sleeping bag for astronauts’ vision issues

April 1st, 2022

A high-tech sleeping bag developed at UTSW is designed to alleviate vision problems astronauts commonly endure during longer missions in space. Photo: UTSW The University Texas Southwestern (UTSW) has been involved in a brain pressure project that NASA says is critical to its mission to Mars. According to UTSW, scientists there have created a sleeping […]

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What to wear to Mars

September 1st, 2015

Requirements for space garments share similarities with those worn on Earth. For human space missions beyond low-Earth orbit (LEO), the logistical burden is at least twice as great as that of missions in low-Earth orbit. Take, for instance, a trip to Mars, which is being planned by NASA to occur sometime in the 2030s. For […]

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