Astronauts have been
venturing into space for 61 years to unlock the human potential for exploration.
Mercury and Apollo missions
have turned into stays of six months or longer aboard the International Space Station.
The floating laboratory has
served as an ideal backdrop for scientists trying to understand what truly happens
Many of those effects
have been well documented over time, especially during the 2019 Twins Study
Christopher Mason and Scott Kelly
spoke about those findings at the 2022 Life Itself conference
NASA's Artemis program, there is
heightened interest in understanding what effects could be brought on by long-duration travel through deep space.