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Long-duration space travel can cause destruction of Red Blood cells, making Elon Musk’s plan to colonize Mars more difficult than hoped

According to recent research including Tim Peake, space flight causes more than a third of astronauts to become temporarily anemic by killing significant quantities of red blood cells. However, this does not present difficulties until they land since the symptoms only show with gravity. According to academics, the finding of …

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