Health and Healthcare

Here's how space travel is helping keep you healthy

Inigo Munoz Elorza of Spain works together with Stefan Dobrovolny of Austria (R) during a simulated Mars mission on Tyrolean glaciers in Kaunertal, Austria, August 7, 2015. The Austrian Space Forum is sending some of its researchers to practice weight-less walking in spacesuits on a glacier which resembles the terrain on Mars. REUTERS/Dominic Ebenbichler  - RTX1NH0P

Technologies developed in space are solving serious health problems back here on earth. Image: REUTERS/Dominic Ebenbichler

Nick Caplan
Associate Professor of Musculoskeletal Health, Northumbria University, Newcastle
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