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The German Aerospace Center is looking for women who spend 60 days in bed to study how weightlessness affects the human body to take countermeasures. Keep the astronauts healthy in space. The research project commissioned by NASA and the European Space Agency (ESA) will compensate subjects with 16,500 euros (about 18,522 US dollars) for two months in a horizontal position in a German laboratory. In addition, two weeks beforehand, additional information will be provided for instruction in the German laboratory and two weeks thereafter rehab afterwards to get (literally) back on track.
The online contribution of the program translates as "Terrestrial Astronauts Wanted!" And notes that bed rest simulates the conditions that the human body experiences in weightlessness. This weightlessness caused by weightlessness can cause bones to lose minerals and density and muscles to become weaker, as NASA's physical stress in space is so greatly reduced. And bodily fluids shift towards the head, which puts pressure on the eyes and can cause vision problems. (The researchers have created a "short-arm human centrifuge" that generates artificial gravity and corrects the distribution of body fluids that they want to test on two-thirds of the subjects.)
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"Human spaceflight will continue to be important in the future to perform experiments in weightlessness, but we must make it as safe as possible for astronauts," said Hansjörg Dittus, board member for space research and technology at the German Aerospace Center, told CNN.
The study therefore looks for healthy, non-smoking women aged 24 to 55 who speak German. The multi-level selection includes completing a questionnaire followed by an information session where the researchers explain what to expect during the experiment. You will also test your physical and mental fitness through several "preliminary exams".
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Because Make No Mistake: Two months of bed rest is harder than it sounds , The study will be conducted in Cologne from September to December 201
The studys website attracts applicants by saying that you do not have to worry about cooking, washing, shopping, working, or learning for 89 days. Adding this will be a great opportunity to catch up on your reading and bingo reviewing. The scientists also perform regular blood tests, urine specimens, hearing tests and eye tests to monitor your health, and physical therapists will "train you" to help you get back into shape for the day through morning stretching exercises, massages and other bed rest training. More Information To apply, visit the website here.