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Video: Research on the International Space Station to Fight Cardiovascular Disease

Did you know that during a six-month space mission, an astronaut’s cardiovascular system can age by up to 10 or 20 years? ESA astronaut Tim Peake will take part in the Canadian experiment Vascular Echo aboard the ISS that will examine changes in heart and blood vessels of astronauts in space.

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About Marc Boucher

Marc Boucher
Boucher is an entrepreneur, writer, editor & publisher. He is the founder of SpaceQ Media Inc. and CEO and co-founder of SpaceRef Interactice Inc. Boucher has 18 years working in various roles in the space industry and a total of 25 years as a technology entrepreneur including creating Maple Square, Canada's first internet directory and search engine.

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