Space Physiology and Medicine News


Mission Press Releases

  • Sanford Burnham Prebys professor Karen Ocorr awarded $2 million from NASA to study flies in space
    Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Research Institute - Saturday, September 25, 2021
    Posted on: 9/24/2021 3:00:34 PM PDT

  • Space Health Institute Releases Postdoctoral Fellowship Solicitation to Support Training of the Next Generation of Scientists
    Translational Research Institute for Space Health - Wednesday, September 22, 2021
    Posted on: 9/22/2021 2:36:24 PM PDT

  • Dr. Michael A. Schmidt Receives Research and Innovation Awards from the Aerospace Medical Association
    Sovaris Aerospace - Wednesday, September 22, 2021
    Posted on: 9/22/2021 1:54:33 PM PDT

  • Space Health Institute grants nearly $4 million for studies on protecting the body from damage by reducing metabolism
    Translational Research Institute for Space Health - Monday, September 20, 2021
    Posted on: 9/20/2021 1:35:24 PM PDT

  • Space Health Institute launches the first commercial spaceflight medical research program
    Translational Research Institute for Space Health - Tuesday, September 7, 2021
    Posted on: 9/8/2021 1:30:59 AM PDT

  • UNOOSA and ESA open opportunity to conduct hypergravity experiments
    United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs - Wednesday, September 1, 2021
    Posted on: 9/1/2021 2:24:36 PM PDT

  • Call for American Society for Gravitational and Space Research (ASGSR) Award Nominations
    American Society for Gravitational and Space Research - Wednesday, August 18, 2021
    Posted on: 8/18/2021 7:56:01 PM PDT

  • ISS National Lab to Host Session at World Stem Cell Summit on Regenerative Medicine in Low Earth Orbit
    Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS) - Friday, June 11, 2021
    Posted on: 6/11/2021 4:12:01 PM PDT

  • The Butterfly iQ Catches a Ride on the SpaceX Dragon to Space
    Translational Research Institute for Space Health - Friday, June 4, 2021
    Posted on: 6/4/2021 3:19:45 PM PDT

  • Space Health Institute Adds Astronauts, Scientists to Scientific Advisory Board
    Translational Research Institute for Space Health - Tuesday, March 16, 2021
    Posted on: 3/16/2021 5:01:25 PM PDT

  • Defects in mitochondria may explain many health problems observed during space travel
    Cell Press - Wednesday, November 25, 2020
    Posted on: 11/25/2020 5:05:52 PM PDT

  • Space worms experiment reveals gravity affects genes
    University of Exeter - Wednesday, November 25, 2020
    Posted on: 11/25/2020 5:04:39 PM PDT

  • Space travel can adversely impact energy production in a cell
    Georgetown University Medical Center - Wednesday, November 25, 2020
    Posted on: 11/25/2020 5:03:17 PM PDT

  • Reminder: BRASH 2101 Pre-Solicitation Webinar this Friday | The Translational Research Institute for Space Health
    Translational Research Institute for Space Health - Wednesday, November 11, 2020
    Posted on: 11/11/2020 8:58:14 PM PDT

  • Dartmouth Engineering Professor Awarded $400K NSF Grant To Conduct Research on Space Station
    Dartmouth College - Wednesday, November 11, 2020
    Posted on: 11/11/2020 4:38:36 PM PDT

  • The American Society for Gravitational and Space Research Announces its 2020 Fellows
    American Society for Gravitational and Space Research - Monday, October 26, 2020
    Posted on: 10/26/2020 3:39:49 PM PDT

  • Three Tissue Engineering Projects Awarded From Joint National Science Foundation and CASIS Solicitation to Leverage the Space Station
    Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS) - Monday, October 19, 2020
    Posted on: 10/19/2020 4:44:17 PM PDT

  • Tupperware Brands Awarded U.S. Patent for PONDS, a NASA-Tested Product Used to Grow Vegetables in Space
    Tupperware Brands - Thursday, October 15, 2020
    Posted on: 10/15/2020 2:28:12 PM PDT

  • "Mighty Mice" in Space Could Lead to New Therapies for Muscle and Bone Loss on Earth
    Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS) - Thursday, September 10, 2020
    Posted on: 9/10/2020 7:08:22 PM PDT

  • American Society For Gravitational And Space Research (ASGSR) Inspiration Scholarship: Laurence Davin and Norman Lewis Prize
    American Society for Gravitational and Space Research - Friday, July 10, 2020
    Posted on: 7/10/2020 1:25:51 PM PDT

  • Mission Status Releases

  • Space Health Institute Releases Postdoctoral Fellowship Solicitation to Support Training of the Next Generation of Scientists
    NASA HQ - September 22, 2021
    Posted on: 9/22/2021 1:45:11 PM PDT

  • NASA HEOMD: Space Health Institute grants nearly $4 million for studies on protecting the body from damage by reducing metabolism
    NASA HQ - August 31, 2021
    Posted on: 8/31/2021 8:32:07 PM PDT

  • NASA Science Mission Directorate Seeking Engineering Program Managers
    NASA Science Mission Directorate - August 24, 2021
    Posted on: 8/24/2021 9:36:44 PM PDT

  • Legume Experiments Conducted to Identify Best Source of Key Nutrients for Astronaut Diets
    NASA Space Life and Physical Sciences - July 22, 2021
    Posted on: 7/22/2021 2:26:53 PM PDT

  • Rodent Research-10 Flight Biospecimens Now Available!
    NASA Space Life and Physical Sciences - July 22, 2021
    Posted on: 7/22/2021 2:11:41 PM PDT

  • Investigation of Spaceflight-Induced Changes to Astronaut Microbiomes
    NASA Space Life and Physical Sciences - July 22, 2021
    Posted on: 7/22/2021 2:10:21 PM PDT

  • The Translational Research Institute for Space Health Awards Four Postdoctoral Fellowship
    NASA HQ - July 15, 2021
    Posted on: 7/15/2021 6:11:48 PM PDT

  • Evidence for Increased Thermogenesis of Mice in Space
    NASA Space Life and Physical Sciences - July 9, 2021
    Posted on: 7/9/2021 11:09:46 PM PDT

  • Investigation of Spaceflight-Induced Changes to Astronaut Microbiomes
    NASA Space Life and Physical Sciences - July 9, 2021
    Posted on: 7/9/2021 11:07:55 PM PDT

  • NASA Request for Information on Topics Supporting Crew Health and Performance
    NASA HQ - July 6, 2021
    Posted on: 7/6/2021 2:51:38 PM PDT

  • Position Vacancy Announcement: Exercise Physiology Lead, NASA JSC
    Johnson Space Center - July 1, 2021
    Posted on: 7/1/2021 4:03:26 PM PDT

  • Extended Longevity of 3D Tissues and Microphysiological Systems for Modeling of Acute and Chronic Exposures to Stressors
    NASA HQ - May 28, 2021
    Posted on: 5/28/2021 10:38:59 PM PDT

  • NASA Intergovernmental Personnel Act (IPA) Opportunity for Human Research Program Chief Scientist (REVISED)
    NASA HQ - May 20, 2021
    Posted on: 5/20/2021 2:03:21 PM PDT

  • NASA Announcement of Intergovernmental Personnel Act (IPA) Opportunity Human Research Program Chief Scientist
    Johnson Space Center - May 17, 2021
    Posted on: 5/17/2021 3:39:45 PM PDT

  • NASA Johnson Space Center Position Vacancy Announcement: Applied Human Performance Physiologist
    Johnson Space Center - May 17, 2021
    Posted on: 5/17/2021 3:27:15 PM PDT

  • NASA Selects Proposals to Study Astronaut Health and Performance for Moon and Mars Missions
    NASA HQ - May 14, 2021
    Posted on: 5/14/2021 7:33:50 PM PDT

  • Reminder: ASGSR Decadal Survey MicroLabs Begin This Week
    Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS) - May 3, 2021
    Posted on: 5/3/2021 9:47:49 PM PDT

  • NASA Call for Applications: Virtual Space Biosciences Training Course: STAR (Spaceflight Technologies, Application, and Research)
    NASA Science Mission Directorate - March 15, 2021
    Posted on: 3/15/2021 2:40:16 PM PDT

  • NASA Request for Information on Human Health and Performance Topics
    NASA HQ - March 2, 2021
    Posted on: 3/2/2021 11:56:58 PM PDT

  • Nominations for the Decadal Survey on Biological and Physical Sciences Research Committee and Supporting Panels
    NASA HQ - February 11, 2021
    Posted on: 2/11/2021 9:41:43 PM PDT