7 Feb 2015

Twins in space

From This Way Up, 12:15 pm on 7 February 2015

Twins in Space
Astronauts Scott and Mark Kelly. Image: NASA/Robert Markowitz. (CC BY-NC 2.0)

Landing a human on Mars is closer to becoming a reality. But one big question remains: how will the human body cope with the rigours of long distance space travel?

Jeffrey Kluger of Time's covering a NASA mission involving twins Scott and Mark Kelly, that will study the effects that a year in space has on the human body.

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