NASA Space Life Sciences

Space Life Sciences at NASA

Space Life Sciences is an organization at Johnson Space Center focusing on medical, health, biology, and biotechnology related aspects of manned spaceflight. Their activities enable mission success, optimizing human health and productivity in space before, during, and after the actual space flight experience of flight crews, and include support for ground-based functions.

Its mission is to: "To optimize human health and productivity for space exploration." All Space Life Sciences human health and countermeasures research, medical operations, habitability and environmental factors activities, and directorate support functions are ultimately aimed at achieving this mission.

Related Links:

The Human Research Program NASA

Human Health and Performance NASA

The NASA Human Health and Performance Center (NHHPC)

HHP's Doctoral Curriculum in Space Life Sciences Program