• Personalized Space Medicine

  • With a systems biological approach

  • Using techniques like genomics, proteomics, and metabolomics

Interplanetary Exploration: The Future

The exploration and even colonization of Mars is the next big space mission. It is generally accepted among the space exploration community that landing on Mars is necessary for fueling patriotism, scientific progress and our general understanding of the universe...

The History of Space Exploration

Up until the late 20th century, space remained a mere dream to mankind. The theme of space exploration found its way into literature in works such as From Earth to the Moon written by Jules Verne in 1865 and H.G. Wells’ The First Men in the Moon, but such fantasies were not made a reality until nearly a century later...

The History of Personalized Medicine

The Human Genome Project, launched in 1990, not only resulted in the first sequenced human DNA, but ushered in an era of technological advances far beyond what was expected. New fields such as genomics, proteomics, epigenomics, etc. (the study of genes, proteins, and such, as systems) ...

The History of Space Medicine

The founding of space medicine can be traced back several decades to earlier programs of aviation medicine, but it was not until World War II that serious consideration was really given to the possibility of manned space flight and thus, the need for space medicine...

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  • Visit the NASA Website to Learn More About Space Exploration
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    What Does NASA Do? NASA’s vision: To reach for new heights and reveal the unknown so that what we do and learn will benefit all humankind. To do that, thousands of people have been working around the world — and off of it — for more than 50 years, trying...

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