Questions tagged [medical]
Questions regarding medical aspects of space exploration, like effects of missions on human body during launch, flight and reentry.
5 questions with no upvoted or accepted answers
Is the vestibular system ever useful in spaceflight?
The Vintage Space video Eleven Deaf Men Helped NASA Leave Earth describes a number of different NASA experiments done on human subjects who had damaged vestibular systems due to childhood illness. ...
On which celestial bodies could you use the Apollo moon suits too?
If you wore the Apollo lunar suit on celestial bodies other than the Moon, on which bodies would you survive (until oxygen run out)? You obviously couldn't wear them on any (recognized) planet because ...
What is the impact of micro-G environment and magnetic field in LEO on blood flow and brain function?
How are sleeping and cognition in microgravity, with rapid changes in magnetic field, different from the normal human life on Earth?
Space astro/cosmo-naut rejection due to fine veins
Related to the question, Are all modern astronauts at least passable phlebotomists? Some people have clearly defined veins which allow for easy insertion of needles or cannulas, however, some people ...
What is it like for ISS astronauts to re-adjust to the Earth's gravity?
ISS expeditions last up to half a year, as long as a flight to or from Mars would last. Here I answered to a question dealing with the adaptation of Martian visitors from microgravity to Martian 0.38 ...