Devastating Reason Leaves Space Teetering On The Edge For People

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“Anyone who sits on top of the largest hydrogen-oxygen fueled system in the world, knowing they’re going to light the bottom, and doesn’t get a little worried, does not fully understand the situation.”

John Young, after being asked if he was nervous about making the first Space Shuttle flight in 1981. Space Answers.

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I wonder what John Young would have to say about the recent news regarding humanity's health concerns that, ‘new research revealed that long-duration space travel can impact the structure of astronauts kidneys.’

Samples from more than 40 space missions involving humans and mice revealed that kidneys are remodelled by the conditions in space, with certain parts showing signs of shrinkage after less than a month in space.

Scientists at University College London (UCL), who carried out the study, said that microgravity and galactic radiation from space flight caused serious health risks to emerge the longer a…



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