Going to Mars? Don't forget to pack gravity

2019-03-02 08:11:00

By Lewis Dartnell Floating around in microgravity inside a spacecraft might look like fun, but it can do nasty things to your body. With the current enthusiasm for crewed space flight and particularly NASA’s plan to send astronauts to Mars, there is a need to find ways to counteract the damaging effects of a lack of gravity. Without Earth’s gravity,