Post-Doc William Daniels speaks with Scientific American about his role in NASA Mission

NASA crewmembers, in flight uniform, seated in front of NASA-white space capsule housed in aircraft hangar

Stepping out of a capsule no bigger than a modest home kitchen, the four-person crew of NASA’s latest Human Exploration Research Analog study “returned” to Earth last month after a 45-day mission to fictional asteroid Geographos. Although the capsule never actually left NASA Johnson Space Center in Houston, the mission’s results could shape how the space agency’s astronauts someday handle the isolation, confinement and sleep deprivation likely to occur during interplanetary travel. Read More...

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