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Work in space does not seem to shorten astronauts’ lives

12 December, 2018 9:34 am 9:34 am

NEW YORK (Reuters ) – Although space travel exposes astronauts to forms of radiation that are uncommon on Earth, and that are linked to cancers and heart problems, a U.S. study suggests this doesn’t significantly shorten their lives. Researchers compared nearly 60 years of data on U.S. male astronauts and a group of men who … Read More