NASA Doctor Discusses Providing Medical Care to Astronauts in Space


In an interview aired on NASA Television during the International Space Station Update hour, NASA Flight Surgeon Ed Powers discussed how flight doctors work with crew members on board the station to keep the astronauts healthy. Powers also talked about some of the difficulties encountered in diagnosing patients who are not there in person and about the impacts of space medicine to life here on earth.

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  1. Hmm, I always thought astronauts sounded like that because they were in space and using space equipment, turn out NASA just bought a crap ton of the headsets that make you sound like your on board the ISS, even if your in the control room. Learn something new everyday.

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