Tag Archives: International Space Station

White Blood Cells are Affected by Spaceflight

Illustration of white blood cell

International Space Station astronauts show temporary effects in their white blood cells during long-duration missions, but more study is required to understand the extent. This page is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Log in. Fact-driven space news, columns, business, policy, technology and more. Support independent journalism. SUBSCRIBE TODAY

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Terranauts Episode 75

This mosaic depicts the International Space Station pictured from the SpaceX Crew Dragon Endeavour during a fly around of the orbiting lab that took place following its undocking from the Harmony module’s space-facing port on Nov. 8, 2021

Today’s episode is dedicated to all of those Terranauts who work in the back hallways and committee meeting rooms to make sure that there is support (and funding) for the various programs that get humans and their inventions a chance to get off the planet.  I have worked with too many of these dedicated and talented individuals to mention them here by name. 

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