Nick Kanas

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For the past two decades, NASA has been studying what happens to people when they are enclosed in small spaces for long periods of time. The research has yielded insights that might be of use to the 33 Chilean miners, who are likely to be trapped underground for months.

Stay connected: Researchers studying confinement on long Antarctic missions came to believe in a “third quarter phenomenon,” the emergence of depression and anxiety after a mission’s halfway point. In two NASA studies involving 13 American and 17 Russian astronauts working on the Mir station and the International Space Station, my colleagues and I found that this response did not typically present itself with space travelers.…  Seguir leyendo »