Bone loss dependent on how long they were in space

During the early years of space exploration our astronauts, who had been floating in space, would return to earth showing significant bone loss dependent on how long they were in space.

Discuss how this might happen and what could be done to alleviate this condition.

For more information, check out this NASA resource page about space and the human body. https://science.nasa.gov/science-news/science-at-nasa/2001/ast01oct_1 Discuss with your classmates potential solutions to limit bone loss and compare to the recommendations from NASA.

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