Oct 15, 2016

NASA’s new bleeding-edge gauze might save astronauts lives

Posted by in categories: biotech/medical, space travel

We are seeing lot of inventions being made prior to the upcoming Mars missions. However, you don’t have to be into science-fiction to understand that NASA still needs to get a grip on many technical hurdles before our astronauts can put their boots on the red planet safely.

Yes, [Mark Watney]( has become quite a Martian but real humans need more to survive and especially have to consider the *less obvious* things like how to deal with injuries that far away from mother Earth. That can be overlooked, but certainly is important.

As there’s only so much space on a trip to Mars, there will be limited access to medical care due to supply restrictions. Expertise to manage complex medical conditions might also be hard to come by.

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