Why Astronauts Grow Up to Five Centimeters When They Go to Space

Traveling outside the Earth causes a loss of muscle mass, visual problems, and circadian rhythm disorders. A Japanese astronaut, Norishige Kanai, announced on Tuesday that he had grown nine centimeters in space during his three weeks on the International Space Station (ISS). “I’m a little worried about whether I’ll enter the Soyuz space seat when […]