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UH Researchers Helping NASA Prevent Astronaut Muscle Loss in Space

NASA wants to measure astronauts’ loss of muscle strength during extended space flight, in advance of a mission to Mars. The agency awarded a $1 million grant to the University of Houston’s Department of Health and Human Performance to carry out the research. We talk with the department’s Mitzi Laughlin about what she and other […]

NASA wants to measure astronauts’ loss of muscle strength during extended space flight, in advance of a mission to Mars. The agency awarded a $1 million grant to the University of Houston’s Department of Health and Human Performance to carry out the research.

We talk with the department’s Mitzi Laughlin about what she and other researchers hope to examine and learn.

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