UF Study Selected Among 21 NASA Proposals to Support Crew Health and Performance in Astronauts on Missions to the Moon and Mars

Dr. Wayne Nicholson, professor of Microbiology and Cell Science at the University of Florida, was selected by NASA to help answer questions about astronaut health and performance during future long-duration missions beyond low-Earth orbit. His proposal will evaluate the survival and potency of probiotics following exposure to simulated¬†space radiation¬†(galactic cosmic rays and solar particle events) … Continue reading UF Study Selected Among 21 NASA Proposals to Support Crew Health and Performance in Astronauts on Missions to the Moon and Mars