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The Long-Term Impact for Humans in Space

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I’ve had the pleasure, through ISSET of working with Mark and Scott Kelly. Scott’s year in space enabled direct comparisons to be made between him and his brother Mark in terms of any effects of such long exposure to space travel.

The first results have now been published by NASA. This will form groundbreaking research for future space mission, especially the proposed Mars mission.
NASA twins study shows space travel changes body at genetic level | CBC News

NASA astronaut Mark Kelly, right, stayed on the ground, while his brother Scott Kelly spent 340 days on the International Space Station. Researchers are noting changes in biological markers because of the time in zero gravity. (NASA/Associated Press)

NASA astronaut Mark Kelly, right, stayed on the ground, while his brother Scott Kelly spent 340 days on the International Space Station. Researchers are noting changes in biological markers because of the time in zero gravity. (NASA/Associated Press)

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