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02 Apr 2015

Dr. Christopher Mason Discusses Latest Space Mission

April 02, 2015Faculty

Dr. Christopher Mason is interviewed on MSNBC’s Weekends With Alex Witt regarding the latest International Space Station mission. He elucidates the importance of using genetically identical twins to study the effects of prolonged exposure to zero-gravity conditions, what microbiological changes are expected amongst the entire crew, and even how a year in orbit can make one both “older and younger”.