WFIT Features
1:20 pm
Tue July 23, 2013

Florida Tech Students Have Out Of This World Experience

Astronaut Christopher Cassidy aboard the International Space Station

As part of a graduate level communication course, Writing about Science, a Florida Tech class participated in a national news media project on how space flight affects the human body. The students conducted an interview with Astronaut Christopher Cassidy while he was in orbit on the International Space Station. In this podcast, find out what they learned about avoiding stress and exercising in space, plus other in-space health issues. Twitter updates, and photos of the experience here: #SpaceHealth


Standing in front of the launch countdown clock are Monica Defelice, Michael Champion, Eman Mareh, Brooke Fisher, Jennifer Nessmith, John Almasi, Laura Fitzsimmons, Kimberly Schafer, Dr. Heidi Hatfield Edwards, Todd Halvorson of Florida Today, and, kneeling, William Grimaldi.