Space Travel Doesn’t Seem to Shorten Astronauts’ Lives, Says Study

Thanks goodness! I was getting a little worried prior to my trip to Alpha Centauri!

TAG HARTMAN-SIMKINS

We’ve long known that traveling in space carries numerous health risks — it exposes astronauts to higher levels of radiation than the rest of us, and they have reported such health problems as partial blindness upon returning to Earth — but we never actually knew if working in space caused astronauts to die prematurely.

Source: Space Travel Doesn’t Seem to Shorten Astronauts’ Lives, Says Study

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