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Trump Space-themed Campaign Spurs Anger, Might Have Broken Law

UPDATE: The campaign ad has been removed from YouTube. President Donald Trump’s new campaign commercial that focuses on America’s space program has spurred anger and might have broken the law by featuring NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley, who launched to the International Space Station (ISS) aboard SpaceX’s Crew Dragon last week. Former NASA Deputy Administrator Lori Garver tweeted: Total politicization of ⁦@NASA⁩, Bob, Doug & ⁦@SpaceX⁩. Did they […]

  • Parabolic Arc
  • June 4, 2020
NASA Study Links Genetics and Vitamin Status to Eye Changes
Astronaut Karen Nyberg, Expedition 37 flight engineer, performs an Ocular Health fundoscope exam in the Destiny laboratory of the International Space Station. (Credit: NASA)

by Shaneequa Vereen
NASA Johnson Space Center

HOUSTON — Recent research findings show a link between nutrition, genetics and ocular changes during bed rest, an analog of spaceflight. These findings support and extend earlier findings in astronauts and may point to potential low-risk countermeasures. 

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  • September 5, 2019