15 Feb 2019

Is this Another Biomedical Hurdle for Space Travel?

NASA has discovered that more than six months’ exposure to outer space—either through living on the space station or travelling to other planets or moons—weaken astronauts’ immune systems. 

https://www.machinedesign.com/motion-control/another-biomedical-hurdle-space-travel?NL=MACD-001&Issue=MACD-001_20190214_MACD-001_579&sfvc4enews=42&cl=article_2_b&utm_rid=CPG05000000559845&utm_campaign=23341&utm_medium=email&elq2=11b4062cf2e14a11be0ca4a22c657773

15 Feb 2019

The only solution is to discover a light-weight material that can withstand the radiations and temperature. 

OR 

Genetically modifying human skin to tolerate the radiation. I wonder if that's even possible. But who knows?

15 Feb 2019

Apparently people in the tropics can stand solar radiation better than those in the temperate or colder zones. They are naturally genetically adjusted. So: 'Who knows?' It might happen...

15 Feb 2019

So for that we need to take kids put them in space and feed them and ask to live there for years , and after a generation or two they will withstand it.

15 Feb 2019

@saandeep sreerambatla , we may have to breed them there. We also do not know how many generations it would take. The Chinese may do it straightaway by gene modification.

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