Brown University: NASA Twins Study finds remarkable resilience to the stress of space

A Brown assistant professor studied how the “cellular powerhouse” responds to microgravity stress markers as a part of a NASA study of identical twins.

PROVIDENCE, R.I.[Brown University] — As part of a NASA and Russian Federal Space Agency study on the health effects of long-term space flight, astronaut Scott Kelly spent 340 days on the International Space Station from March 2015 to March 2016 while his identical twin, former astronaut Mark Kelly, remained on Earth.