Aging and Space

August 4, 2016

Changes that occur in astronauts and those associated with aging have more in common than you think.

This TEDx video discusses how studying astronauts can help us understand the process of aging and effects isolation.

Dr. Nicole Buckley is the Chief Scientist, International Space Station and Life Sciences for the Canadian Space Agency. She studies how space affects the aging of Astronauts and what that could mean for the larger population.

This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at