UK Space Life and Biomedical Sciences Association

Advancing research, benefiting terrestrial health and preparing for future UK human spaceflight activities

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  • Purpose

    Purpose

    Improving C3, uniting the domain, representing the field, creating a skilled workforce and supporting member needs.

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  • Strategy R&D Themes

    Strategy R&D Themes

    Our Space LABS research and development themes.

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  • Aims and Objectives

    Aims and Objectives

    Space LABS is advancing research, benefiting terrestrial health and preparing for future UK human spaceflight activities.

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News

Millions dream of being an astronaut, but Vijay is halfway there

Millions dream of being an astronaut, but Vijay is halfway there

In November 2016 when aerospace engineer and Canadian Arctic explorer Vijay Shah came across a BBC post on Twitter, looking for participants to enter an astronaut training and selection programme run by his hero Chris Hadfield, there was no holding him back

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Diet tracker in space

Diet tracker in space

You might be one of those millions of people around the planet who use a mobile app to track everything you eat. The trend has arrived in space: European astronauts are now logging their meals on a tablet to make sure they are getting the right amount of nutrients

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End is nigh for Nasa's Cassini as it heads for crash landing on Saturn

End is nigh for Nasa's Cassini as it heads for crash landing on Saturn

Collaboration with European space agencies began in 1997 and has provided pictures of the moon, Titan, for scientists

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Deep-Space Challenge: Broken Bones May Heal Best in Earthlike Gravity

Deep-Space Challenge: Broken Bones May Heal Best in Earthlike Gravity

Researchers decided to look at how cartilage forms during the bone-healing process in microgravity conditions

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Soyuz MS-04 lands as Peggy Whitson ends record-breaking mission

Soyuz MS-04 lands as Peggy Whitson ends record-breaking mission

Landing on the Kazakh steppes at 07:22 local time in Kazakhstan on Sunday, NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson concluded an unplanned 288 day mission aboard the International Space Station, a mission which has seen her shatter records and accumulate a NASA-unparalleled 665 days in space.

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