Destination Outer Space

By:Joshua brown

Health Risks

If You Don't Exeries

You don't need muscles to support you in a weightless environment. Astronauts' muscles almost immediately start shrinking and shedding the extra tissue that they no longer need.
That's why exercise is crucial on the ISS so astronauts can maintain the muscle mass they need when they return to Earth.
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what type of food do astrontanauts eat

To make most freeze-dried foods, astronauts squeeze water into the food packages and then eat the food after it absorbs the water. Astronauts can use hot water to make hotmeals that are tasty and nutritious. Some freeze-dried foods, like fruit, can be eaten dry