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Heart Health

05 May 2010

Shuttleworth's body in space: day 1

What is happening to Mark Shuttleworth's body now that he is orbiting earth? Firstly, his heart will have enlarged, his face will look puffy and he will feel nauseous.

What is happening to Mark Shuttleworth's body now that he is orbiting earth? Firstly, his heart will have enlarged, his face will look puffy and he will feel nauseous.

His body will start to produce fewer red and white blood cells as a result of his lower body fluid levels, and so his immune system will begin to weaken. He might also struggle to get enough sleep due the different light cycles experienced in space.

 

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