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Astronaut Vision Changes in Microgravity

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Posted 11 June 2014 - 10:40 PM


Astronaut Vision Changes in Microgravity

Astronauts' bodies change in a variety of ways during spaceflight, and some experience impaired vision. NASA is working to understand and prevent these changes, which may also help us understand and prevent related vision changes on Earth.

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Posted 03 July 2014 - 01:21 AM


Space Station Live: Investigating Astronaut Vision Problems

Public Affairs Officer Brandi visits the Flight Medicine Optometry Clinic at NASA's Johnson Space Center to talk to Dr. Robert Gibson and learn more about the vision research taking place aboard the International Space Station.

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