UK Space Life and Biomedical Sciences Association

Advancing research, benefiting terrestrial health and preparing for future UK human spaceflight activities

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  • Purpose

    Purpose

    Improving C3, uniting the domain, representing the field, creating a skilled workforce and supporting member needs.

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  • Strategy R&D Themes

    Strategy R&D Themes

    Our Space LABS research and development themes.

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  • Aims and Objectives

    Aims and Objectives

    Space LABS is advancing research, benefiting terrestrial health and preparing for future UK human spaceflight activities.

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News

A New Machine Could Allow Us to Print Life in Space

A New Machine Could Allow Us to Print Life in Space

Printing what we need to build and establish a colony could be easier than lugging civilization up from Earth. A new device could allow for that same convenience with medication, vaccines, and possibly even life itself.

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Queen's Speech: Plan aims to secure space sector

Queen's Speech: Plan aims to secure space sector

A government plan to secure growth in the UK's £13.7bn space industry is laid out in the Queen's Speech.

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NASA Studies Simulated Radiation

NASA Studies Simulated Radiation

NASA's Human Research Program (HRP) is simulating space radiation on Earth following upgrades to the NASA Space Radiation Laboratory (NSRL) at the U.S. Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory.

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Space-traveling flatworms help scientists enhance understanding of regenerative health

Space-traveling flatworms help scientists enhance understanding of regenerative health

Flatworms that spent five weeks aboard the International Space Station are helping researchers led by Tufts University scientists to study how an absence of normal gravity and geomagnetic fields can have anatomical, behavioral, and bacteriological consequences

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Astronauts should learn how to print out 3D equipment to save their lives

Astronauts should learn how to print out 3D equipment to save their lives

Astronauts should be taught how to print out 3D medical equipment as missions get longer, with greater risk of health emergencies, experts say

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