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How eyesight is affected in space

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Posted 12 April 2013 - 11:03 AM


Chris Hadfield on how eyesight is affected in space

To better understand how vision is impacted in the space environment, astronauts use onboard medical instruments like the tonometer to examine the health of eyes. Commander Chris Hadfield gives us an inside look at these instruments and demonstrates how they work. Credit: CSA/NASA

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Source: Canadian Space Agency - YouTube Channel

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