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Astronauts’ squashed eyeballs may be helped by a high-tech sleeping bag

In space, squashed eyeballs are a real and present danger. Contents Eyeball pressure A solution Additional concerns The disorder, known as spaceflight-associated neuro-ocular syndrome (SANS), can adversely affect an astronaut’s vision during a lengthy mission such as a six-month stay aboard the International Space Station (ISS). More than half of returning crewmembers exhibit signs of…

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Watch SpaceX’s Crew-3 astronauts answer rapid-fire questions

SpaceX will launch another crew to the International Space Station this weekend, marking the fourth astronaut mission for the commercial spaceflight company. SpaceX’s Crew-3 mission comprises NASA astronauts Raja Chari, Tom Marshburn, and Kayla Barron, plus Matthias Maurer from the European Space Agency. Related Videos This week NASA released a short video (below) featuring a…

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