What Happens if an Astronaut Gets Sick?! | #AskAbby Homeschool Edition | The Mars Generation | Season 3 | Episode 8

Season 3, Episode 8, #AskAbby Space and Science Show: Homeschool Edition

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What Happens if an Astronaut Gets Sick?!

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In Episode 8 of the #AskAbby Space and Science Show: Homeschool Edition, host Abby Harrison will discuss ways that a sick astronaut can receive needed treatment while in space! From medical training prior to takeoff to video communications with doctors on Earth (like we’re doing now!) Abby will discuss some of the ways we can still support sick astronauts, even if they’re outside Earth’s atmosphere!

In this episode, Abby answers questions posed by Ms. Souad Belcaid’s 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 6th grade science classes at the Fessenden School in Newton, Massachusetts including: How does an astronaut feel physically after returning to Earth? what happens if you get sick? Is there a doctor at the space station? What advice would you give us children during this pandemic?

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