Date: 3 months ago   Category: Space

The astronaut from the USA grew by five centimeters at the ISS


In zero gravity at people load of a backbone decreases and the distance between vertebras increases, leading to temporary increase in growth. The American astronaut Ann Makkleyn during stay onboard the International Space Station grew by five centimeters. She reported about it on Twitter on Tuesday, March 5. Makkleyn told that the day before the crew checked correctness of adjustment of the space suits for the forthcoming extravehicular activity according to the American program. "I on two inches (five centimeters – an edition) am higher, than was when departed", – she noted. The American is in space since December 3, 2018. It is its first flight to the ISS. It is known that in zero gravity at people load of a backbone decreases and the distance between vertebras increases, leading to temporary increase in growth. This factor needs to be considered before return to Earth. Earlier Japanese astronaut Norishige Kanai said that he grew by nine centimeters in three weeks at the ISS. However later he specified that he was mistaken in measurements and grew by only two centimeters. News from the Correspondent.netv of Telegram. Subscribe for our https://t.me/korrespondentnet channel

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