The Health Effects of Zero Gravity

Video Segment |03:07

The Health Effects of Zero Gravity

Video Segment |03:07

Explores the adverse health effects experienced by astronauts during extended periods of weightlessness in space. Scientists imagine using centrifugal force to simulate artificial gravity on an interstellar space ark.

©2014 Science Channel| Grade(s) 9-12

Related Topics

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