Health Insights From an Astronaut

Dr. Lisa Fitzpatrick sits down with Victor Glover, a NASA Astronaut who is leaving earth to go to the International Space Station on November 14th! Glover talks about his training with medical professionals in preparation for his journey to space as well as what his team hopes to accomplish when they get there. He also describes the technicalities of getting people into space and how astronauts live when aboard the ISS.

Music: Spark Of Inspiration by Shane Ivers – https://www.silvermansound.com

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