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Many of us dream of going to space. I’d be the first to admit that I’m currently just a little bit obsessed with human spaceflight.… Read more
It’s been quite a weekend here at Life. It’s not often we get to welcome a real
astronaut to our Science Centre and join the public in listening to their stories, asking them questions and feeling inspired. But that’s exactly what we did yesterday when Commander Chris Hadfield came to visit.… Read more
At some point in their childhood, everyone dreams of becoming an astronaut. I know I did. When it became obvious that I was not destined for a career at NASA (lacking the advanced degree and the 20/20 eyesight), I decided to read about it instead.… Read more
This post is guest authored by Andrew Winnard.
Andrew Winnard is a trained physiotherapist with a passion for human spaceflight. He is currently undertaking PhD research in post spaceflight rehabilitation, exploring the medical issues associated with human spaceflight, and the countermeasures and rehabilitation techniques available to minimise the negative effects of microgravity exposure on human physiology.… Read more