Space Physiology and Medicine News


Mission Press Releases

  • 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

  • NASA's twins study explores space through you: Releases Omics video series
    Johnson Space Center - Thursday, April 21, 2016
    Posted on: 4/21/2016 4:14:27 PM PDT

  • Menstruation in spaceflight: Options for astronauts
    Kings College London - Thursday, April 21, 2016
    Posted on: 4/21/2016 4:12:11 PM PDT

  • Penn Psychologists Study Intense Awe Astronauts Feel Viewing Earth From Space
    University of Pennsylvania - Tuesday, April 19, 2016
    Posted on: 4/19/2016 9:38:55 PM PDT

  • Call for Abstracts American Society for Gravitational and Space Research Conference
    American Society for Gravitational and Space Research - Friday, April 8, 2016
    Posted on: 4/8/2016 5:23:52 PM PDT

  • Space Enthusiasts Invited to Learn about Ames Space Biology Experiments, View Televised SpaceX Launch
    Ames Research Center - Thursday, March 31, 2016
    Posted on: 3/31/2016 8:37:01 PM PDT

  • Stressed in space
    European Space Agency -
    Posted on: 3/31/2016 12:42:18 PM PDT

  • Investigating the link between probiotics and the health of female astronauts
    Western University - Wednesday, March 23, 2016
    Posted on: 3/23/2016 2:08:53 PM PDT

  • Mission Status Releases

  • 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

  • Prepared Statement: Michael Lopez-Alegria: Hearing on Human Spaceflight Ethics and Obligations
    House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology - June 15, 2016
    Posted on: 6/15/2016 7:04:04 PM PDT

  • Prepared Statement: Jeffrey P. Kahn: Hearing on Human Spaceflight Ethics and Obligations
    House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology - June 15, 2016
    Posted on: 6/15/2016 7:01:56 PM PDT

  • Registration open for the 32nd Annual Meeting of the American Society for Gravitational and Space Research
    NASA HQ - May 17, 2016
    Posted on: 5/17/2016 5:02:07 PM PDT

  • NASA and DLR Select Proposals to Support Astronaut Behavioral Health and Performance on Long Duration Space Missions
    NASA HQ - May 13, 2016
    Posted on: 5/13/2016 10:06:15 PM PDT

  • Science in Short: Remote Sensing and Genomics Studies
    NASA HQ - May 6, 2016
    Posted on: 5/6/2016 8:26:00 PM PDT

  • Studying Cardiovascular Health in Microgravity
    NASA HQ - May 6, 2016
    Posted on: 5/6/2016 8:20:55 PM PDT

  • NASA, NSBRI Select Crew Health Proposals for Deep Space Missions and Artificial Gravity Research
    NASA HQ - April 29, 2016
    Posted on: 4/29/2016 8:27:57 PM PDT

  • Report: Refinements to the Methods for Developing Spacecraft Exposure Guidelines
    National Academy of Sciences - April 25, 2016
    Posted on: 4/25/2016 3:16:01 PM PDT