Space Physiology and Medicine News


Mission Press Releases

  • NASA's twins study explores gene expression
    Johnson Space Center - Wednesday, October 25, 2017
    Posted on: 10/25/2017 3:05:01 PM PDT

  • Vitamin super-cocktail to combat 60 days of lying in bed
    European Space Agency - Thursday, September 21, 2017
    Posted on: 9/21/2017 8:44:43 PM PDT

  • Astronauts don't develop anemia during spaceflight, NASA study suggests
    BioMed Central - Tuesday, September 12, 2017
    Posted on: 9/12/2017 3:29:06 PM PDT

  • Exploring the ground truth: NASA's twin study investigates metabolites
    Johnson Space Center - Wednesday, August 30, 2017
    Posted on: 8/30/2017 10:53:43 PM PDT

  • Weightlessness affects health of cosmonauts at molecular level
    Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology - Tuesday, August 29, 2017
    Posted on: 8/29/2017 4:54:09 PM PDT

  • Study finds that gravity, 'mechanical loading' are key to cartilage development
    University of Missouri - Wednesday, August 23, 2017
    Posted on: 8/23/2017 3:53:36 PM PDT

  • Space station project seeks to crystalize the means to counteract nerve poisons
    National Institutes of Health - Monday, July 17, 2017
    Posted on: 7/18/2017 1:10:19 AM PDT

  • Studying bone loss mechanism in space
    Hong Kong Baptist University - Wednesday, May 17, 2017
    Posted on: 5/17/2017 4:41:50 PM PDT

  • Genes in Space Student Experiment Launches to International Space Station
    miniPCR - Tuesday, April 18, 2017
    Posted on: 4/18/2017 11:35:38 PM PDT

  • One-year mission investigators debut preliminary results at NASA workshop
    NASA HQ - Wednesday, February 1, 2017
    Posted on: 2/1/2017 8:51:51 PM PDT

  • Review of NASA's Evidence Reports on Human Health Risks: 2016 Letter Report
    National Academy of Sciences - Tuesday, January 3, 2017
    Posted on: 1/3/2017 9:01:50 PM PDT

  • House Passes Bipartisan TREAT Astronauts Act
    House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology - Wednesday, December 7, 2016
    Posted on: 12/8/2016 12:30:22 AM PDT

  • House Passes Astronaut Healthcare Bill
    House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology Democrats - Wednesday, December 7, 2016
    Posted on: 12/8/2016 12:28:07 AM PDT

  • Study Finds Cause of Visual Impairment in Astronauts
    Radiological Society of North America - Monday, November 28, 2016
    Posted on: 11/28/2016 3:40:03 PM PDT

  • Childhood Cancer Patients to Speak with NASA Astronaut on Space Station
    NASA HQ - Thursday, September 15, 2016
    Posted on: 9/15/2016 11:13:57 PM PDT

  • NASA Establishes Institute to Explore New Ways to Protect Astronauts
    NASA HQ - Wednesday, July 20, 2016
    Posted on: 7/20/2016 9:38:05 PM PDT

  • NASA Technology Applied in Breast Cancer Study
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - Friday, June 24, 2016
    Posted on: 6/24/2016 11:38:39 PM PDT

  • Subcommittee Seeks Better Health Care for Former Astronauts
    House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology - Wednesday, June 15, 2016
    Posted on: 6/15/2016 10:24:00 PM PDT

  • NASA Challenge Aims to Grow Human Tissue to Aid in Deep Space Exploration
    NASA HQ - Monday, June 13, 2016
    Posted on: 6/13/2016 7:29:49 PM PDT

  • National Space Biomedical Research Institute to Fund Testing of Radiation Protectants
    Naval Research Laboratory - Tuesday, May 17, 2016
    Posted on: 5/17/2016 9:32:02 PM PDT

  • Mission Status Releases

  • NASA ​Postdoctoral Fellowship Awards in Space Health
    NASA HQ - October 31, 2017
    Posted on: 10/31/2017 11:06:38 PM PDT

  • NASA Request for Information (RFI) on Biological, Physiological, and Behavioral Adaptations to Spaceflight
    NASA HQ - October 20, 2017
    Posted on: 10/20/2017 9:58:20 PM PDT

  • Extension of Response Period for NASA ROSBio Appendix C (NNH16ZTT001N-BION)
    NASA HQ - August 23, 2017
    Posted on: 8/23/2017 5:35:00 PM PDT

  • Astronauts Look at Ways to Prevent Space Headaches and Bone Loss
    NASA HQ - August 3, 2017
    Posted on: 8/3/2017 11:52:10 PM PDT

  • New NASA Research Announcement: NASA Human Research Program Omnibus Opportunity
    NASA HQ - August 1, 2017
    Posted on: 8/1/2017 10:10:53 PM PDT

  • New NASA Research Announcement: NASA HERO Crew Health and Performance
    NASA HQ - August 1, 2017
    Posted on: 8/1/2017 5:03:07 PM PDT

  • Solicitation of Proposals for Possible Inclusion in a Russian Bion-M2 Mission
    NASA HQ - July 14, 2017
    Posted on: 7/14/2017 4:07:12 PM PDT

  • Deadline Extended - Call for Abstracts: 33rd American Society for Gravitational and Space Research Conference
    NASA HQ - June 25, 2017
    Posted on: 6/25/2017 9:04:03 PM PDT

  • NASA Funding Opportunity: Postdoctoral Fellowships to Safeguard Astronaut Health and Performance During Deep Space Exploration
    NASA HQ - May 26, 2017
    Posted on: 5/26/2017 6:25:23 PM PDT

  • Extension of response period for DRAFT NASA NRA Solicitation of Proposals for possible inclusion in the Russian Bion-M2 Mission
    NASA HQ - May 10, 2017
    Posted on: 5/10/2017 11:56:16 PM PDT

  • Biomedical Research and Technology Development Needed to Support Astronaut Health during Exploration Missions
    NASA HQ - March 8, 2017
    Posted on: 3/8/2017 8:42:51 PM PDT

  • Video streaming of 2017 Human Research Program Investigators’ Workshop plenary and luncheon sessions
    NASA HQ - January 25, 2017
    Posted on: 1/25/2017 3:15:02 PM PDT

  • NAS Report: Review of NASA's Evidence Reports on Human Health Risks
    National Academy of Sciences - January 9, 2017
    Posted on: 1/10/2017 3:53:34 AM PDT

  • NASA Selects Proposals to Investigate Human Physiological & Behavioral Responses to Intermittent Artificial Gravity during Bed Rest
    NASA HQ - November 3, 2016
    Posted on: 11/3/2016 7:59:23 PM PDT

  • Joint USAF/NOAA Solar Geophysical Activity Report and Forecast 25 September 2016
    Space Weather Prediction Center (NOAA) - September 25, 2016
    Posted on: 9/26/2016 11:52:55 AM PDT

  • NASA Request for Information (RFI) on Slow Rotating Rooms for Use in Ground-Based Studies on Artificial Gravity
    NASA HQ - September 8, 2016
    Posted on: 9/8/2016 5:16:42 PM PDT

  • New NASA Research Announcement - NASA Human Research Program Omnibus Opportunity
    NASA HQ - July 28, 2016
    Posted on: 7/28/2016 9:36:07 PM PDT

  • Prepared Statement: Scott Kelly: Hearing on Human Spaceflight Ethics and Obligations
    House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology - June 15, 2016
    Posted on: 6/15/2016 7:07:42 PM PDT

  • Prepared Statement: Richard Williams: Hearing on Human Spaceflight Ethics and Obligations
    House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology - June 15, 2016
    Posted on: 6/15/2016 7:06:40 PM PDT

  • Prepared Statement: Chris Cassidy: Hearing on Human Spaceflight Ethics and Obligations
    House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology - June 15, 2016
    Posted on: 6/15/2016 7:05:18 PM PDT