weightlessness


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the property of being comparatively small in weight

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Because of the effects of weightlessness in space, maintaining fitness is crucial for an astronaut's bone density and muscle.
The feeling of weightlessness really did help reduce the pressure though and I'm sure the treadmill could help me retrain to run regularly again.
To celebrate this, we are sending one lucky contest winner into a zero gravity environment, a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to experience weightlessness.
They spend a significant portion of each day working out to ward off the long-term effects of weightlessness, but many still suffer bone loss, muscle atrophy, and issues with balance and their cardiovascular systems.
At 91 days in space, the astromice broke the record for weightlessness for nonhuman animals.
Unfortunately, there is no such weightlessness phenomenon caused by planetary alignment.
NASA Commentator Lori Meggs at the Marshall Space Fight Center speaks with Jojo Sayson, a co-investigator for the Intervertebral Disc Damage study, about research underway to understand the causes of back pain suffered by crew members while working in weightlessness on the International Space Station.
These ZeroG flights are a first step towards 'Space for All', giving everyone the chance to enjoy the weightlessness experienced by astronauts in space,"[euro]oCi said S3 chief executive Pascal Jaussi in a statement.
The students can now look forward to supporting the building of their experimental idea which is based around an investigation into the influence of weightlessness on the physiology of small planktonic crustaceans called daphnia.
So you will be able to experience a form of weightlessness - your wallet once you've paid your fare.
Genes were found to be sensitive to the magnetic field as well as the effects of weightlessness.
The project, with a 450 million dollar budget, would see the construction of six commercial spaceships that would take passengers high enough to achieve weightlessness and see the curvature of Earth set against the backdrop of space.
will be paving the way as they marvel at the beauty of our planet and experience the freedom of weightlessness and the blackness of space.
Gravity expert Professor Stephen Hawking said "Space, here I come" after he experienced weightlessness aboard a specially modified aircraft.
Renowned physicist Stephen Hawking savoured weightlessness, flipping in the air after years of being able to make only tiny facial movements.