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ESA Euronews: How astronaut health studies help us Earthlings
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- Title ESA Euronews: How astronaut health studies help us Earthlings
- Released: 23/03/2018
- Length 00:08:30
- Language English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Greek, Hungarian
- Footage Type Documentary
- Copyright ESA/Euronews
If you have a bad back, you have something in common with the average astronaut. We investigate medical research in space and what it means for us on the ground in this episode of Space.
Astronauts have an out of this world job. They see sunrise and sunset 16 times a day, and over the weeks and months in orbit their bodies change inside and out. They lose muscle mass and bone mass, and many aspects of their health are affected.