Blue Origin’s rocket New Shepard blasts off on October 13, 2021. Photo: Reuters
Blue Origin’s rocket New Shepard blasts off on October 13, 2021. Photo: Reuters
Space

Spending time in space can lead to brain damage, new research shows

  • Researchers believe one possible cause of brain damage during space travel is weightlessness, as it disturbs the flow of blood from the head
  • The research came just days before Star Trek icon William Shatner became the latest in a growing number of non-professional astronauts to enter space

Topic |   Space
Blue Origin’s rocket New Shepard blasts off on October 13, 2021. Photo: Reuters
Blue Origin’s rocket New Shepard blasts off on October 13, 2021. Photo: Reuters
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