Space Physiology and Medicine News


Mission Press Releases

  • Testing the value of artificial gravity for astronaut health
    European Space Agency - Thursday, March 21, 2019
    Posted on: 3/21/2019 5:16:42 PM PDT

  • Effects of spaceflight on heart cell formation from stem cells
    Mary Ann Liebert Inc. - Wednesday, March 6, 2019
    Posted on: 3/7/2019 2:47:12 AM PDT

  • New Research Selections to Study How Astronauts May Adapt for Missions to Moon, Mars
    NASA HQ - Thursday, February 28, 2019
    Posted on: 2/28/2019 10:36:24 PM PDT

  • Prolonged spaceflight could weaken astronauts' immune systems
    University of Arizona - Thursday, January 24, 2019
    Posted on: 1/24/2019 5:42:09 PM PDT

  • Brain condition related to long-term spaceflights needs more attention, data
    Medical University Of South Carolina - Thursday, January 24, 2019
    Posted on: 1/24/2019 5:16:57 PM PDT

  • Immune health in space
    Louisiana State University - Wednesday, January 16, 2019
    Posted on: 1/16/2019 10:42:58 PM PDT

  • Long-duration space missions have lasting effects on spinal muscles
    Wolters Kluwer - Thursday, January 10, 2019
    Posted on: 1/10/2019 4:22:55 PM PDT

  • How does your garden grow in space?
    Botanical Society of America - Wednesday, December 19, 2018
    Posted on: 12/19/2018 6:56:51 PM PDT

  • 12 Projects Selected from Space Station Rodent Research Reference Mission Solicitation
    Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS) - Monday, December 17, 2018
    Posted on: 12/17/2018 6:02:39 PM PDT

  • Immune health in space
    Louisiana State University - Wednesday, December 5, 2018
    Posted on: 12/5/2018 5:15:07 PM PDT

  • Series of Human Physiology Projects Selected by NCATS, NIBIB for International Space Station Research
    Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS) - Wednesday, October 24, 2018
    Posted on: 10/24/2018 4:09:21 PM PDT

  • NASA Request for Information: Rodent Mission of Unusual Specimen Quantity
    NASA HQ - Friday, August 3, 2018
    Posted on: 8/3/2018 7:57:47 PM PDT

  • Former NASA Human Research Program Chief Scientist John Charles Joins Space Center Houston
    Space Center Houston - Thursday, July 5, 2018
    Posted on: 7/5/2018 6:20:17 PM PDT

  • Surgery In Space
    Wiley - Wednesday, June 20, 2018
    Posted on: 6/20/2018 2:34:59 PM PDT

  • Thinking About Hitching a Ride on a Mission to Mars? Here's One Hazard You Haven't Considered
    American Academy of Ophthalmology - Tuesday, April 17, 2018
    Posted on: 4/18/2018 2:07:37 AM PDT

  • Spaceflight activates cell changes with implications for stem cell-based heart repair
    Mary Ann Liebert Inc. - Monday, April 2, 2018
    Posted on: 4/2/2018 5:00:24 PM PDT

  • Media Advisory - How do bone marrow and blood cells react in space?
    Canadian Space Agency - Saturday, March 17, 2018
    Posted on: 3/17/2018 6:31:38 PM PDT

  • How Spacecraft Testing Enabled Bone Marrow Research
    Goddard Space Flight Center - Thursday, February 22, 2018
    Posted on: 2/22/2018 11:20:23 PM PDT

  • NASA Twins Study Confirms Preliminary Findings
    Johnson Space Center - Friday, February 2, 2018
    Posted on: 2/2/2018 4:57:51 PM PDT

  • Space fever: Weightlessness increases astronauts' body temperature
    Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin - Monday, January 8, 2018
    Posted on: 1/8/2018 6:30:08 PM PDT

  • Mission Status Releases

  • Announcement of IPA/IAA Opportunity Pharmaceutical Strategist Human Research Program/Space Medicine Operations Division NASA JSC
    NASA HQ - December 6, 2019
    Posted on: 12/6/2019 2:55:54 PM PDT

  • NASA HERO Appendix C Released: Topics in Human Health Countermeasures, Behavioral Performance, and Space Radiation
    NASA HQ - November 27, 2019
    Posted on: 11/27/2019 5:26:56 PM PDT

  • NASA HERO Appendix D Released: NASA Human Research Program Omnibus Opportunity
    NASA HQ - November 27, 2019
    Posted on: 11/27/2019 5:25:59 PM PDT

  • ​ Step-1 Proposal Due Date Extended to 12/3/2019 for NNH18ZTT001N-FG2 (NASA ROSBio Appendix D)
    NASA HQ - November 26, 2019
    Posted on: 11/26/2019 8:52:16 PM PDT

  • NASA Request for Information on Bed Rest Facilities for Scientific Studies​
    NASA HQ - November 25, 2019
    Posted on: 11/25/2019 10:36:50 PM PDT

  • NASA Space Biology Step-1 Proposals Due: December 02, 2019 [NNH18ZTT001N-FG2]
    - November 18, 2019
    Posted on: 11/18/2019 7:27:29 PM PDT

  • Second Pre-Solicitation Webinar for TRISH “Human-Based Models to Study Space Radiation and Countermeasures” Announcement
    Johnson Space Center - November 15, 2019
    Posted on: 11/15/2019 6:31:04 PM PDT

  • NASA Request for Information (RFI) on Topics in Human Health Countermeasures, Behavioral Performance, and Space Radiation
    NASA HQ - November 12, 2019
    Posted on: 11/12/2019 7:58:27 PM PDT

  • NASA ROSBio-2018 Appendix D: Solicitation of Proposals for Flight and Ground Space Biology Research
    NASA HQ - October 30, 2019
    Posted on: 10/30/2019 7:54:53 PM PDT

  • Space Health institute selects new research studies to safeguard human health during deep space exploration
    NASA HQ - October 28, 2019
    Posted on: 10/28/2019 7:08:36 PM PDT

  • Postdoc fellowships available to help solve deep space health risks
    NASA HQ - October 24, 2019
    Posted on: 10/24/2019 5:09:15 PM PDT

  • Announcement of Space Health Innovation Conference, November 2, 2019, San Francisco, CA
    NASA HQ - October 2, 2019
    Posted on: 10/2/2019 6:29:10 PM PDT

  • NASA Selects Space Biology Experiments on Russian Bion-M2 Mission
    NASA HQ - September 27, 2019
    Posted on: 9/27/2019 8:40:49 PM PDT

  • Decoding Human Biology at Top of Task List for Station Residents
    NASA HQ - September 13, 2019
    Posted on: 9/13/2019 9:48:51 PM PDT

  • NASA Selects Four Proposals to Support Health and Performance in Astronauts on Missions to the Moon and Mars
    NASA HQ - September 3, 2019
    Posted on: 9/3/2019 3:13:20 PM PDT

  • Pre-Solicitation Release Webinar: Translational Research Institute for Space Health – Human-Based Models to Study Space Radiation and Countermeasure
    NASA HQ - August 6, 2019
    Posted on: 8/27/2019 9:14:25 PM PDT

  • NASA Selects 15 Space Biology Research Proposals to Support Moon, Mars Exploration
    NASA HQ - August 7, 2019
    Posted on: 8/7/2019 6:26:24 PM PDT

  • NASA HERO Appendix B Released: NASA Human Research Program Omnibus Opportunity
    NASA HQ - July 31, 2019
    Posted on: 7/31/2019 9:15:19 PM PDT

  • NASA 2019 Human Exploration Research Opportunities (HERO) Overview Released
    NASA HQ - July 31, 2019
    Posted on: 7/31/2019 6:25:04 PM PDT

  • Translational Research Institute for Space Health awards 6 postdoctoral fellowships
    NASA HQ - July 25, 2019
    Posted on: 7/25/2019 6:49:41 PM PDT