News tagged with space environment

Why study plants in space?

(Phys.org)—Why is NASA conducting plant research aboard the International Space Station? Because during future long-duration missions, life in space may depend on it.

dateDec 03, 2012 in Space Exploration
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Protecting astronauts from space radiation

(Phys.org)—The complexities of traveling to and working in space present challenges to astronauts that NASA scientists and engineers have been working on since Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin first stepped on the moon more ...

dateNov 09, 2012 in Space Exploration
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