The Effect of Zero Gravity on Bones

by Elizabeth Cassell, Eldorado High Sch, Albuquerque, United States,



Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Engineering, Construction, and Operations in Space IV

Abstract:

Zero-gravity has created many problems for astronauts and researchers in space. Calcium depletion is cited as a major health problem. There are many different theories as to why zero-gravity causes calcium depletion, but none of them have ever been proven. There are also many possible solutions to the problem.



Subject Headings: Gravity forces | Human factors | Astronomy | Diseases | Space exploration | Health hazards | Calcium | Aircraft and spacecraft

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