Astronauts get motion sickness, too! However, through training with NASA scientists like Dr. Patricia Cowings, they learn to control it.
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9 Scientifically Proven Ways to Prevent Motion Sickness
“Feeling dizzy, nauseated, and uncomfortable is never fun, especially when you’re traveling. Caused by sensory confusion—your eyes and inner ears get conflicting signals about the movement going on around you—motion sickness can affect anyone, in any type of moving vehicle.”
Here's What Emergency Medicine Will Look Like for Astronauts in Space
“If an emergency medical situation arises during a crewed trip to Mars, odds are that the astronauts helping out will have little medical training. Making things even more challenging, the astronauts will be far from home working only with the limited supplies on board — a task that would be difficult for even experienced doctors.”
NASA Announces New Class of Astronaut Trainees
"As American astronauts, you may yet return our nation to the moon. You may be the first to travel to Mars. You may have experiences that we can only imagine." The 12 new candidates include six military officers, three scientists, two medical doctors, a lead engineer at SpaceX and a NASA research pilot.
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