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Aging Research In Space

NIA and NASA have funded an experiment on T cell activation in microgravity. This experiment has successfully reached the International Space Station (ISS) on 1/12/2015 aboard the SpaceX5 Falcon. Dr. Millie Hughes-Fulford is conducting experiments on the effects of microgravity on immune system function and comparing these effects to those observed for aging individuals. Here is the YouTube video that CASIS has placed on the NASA website: