Preparing Astronauts For Space Travel

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On this edition of Conversations from Studio B, Tom Hodson talks with Dr. Lori Ploutz-Snyder, project scientist at NASA's Johnson Space Center and a graduate of the Honors Tutorial College at Ohio University.

The pair discuss the physiological barriers to long-duration space flight, preparing astronauts for space travel and on-board nutrition and exercise, among other topics.

Ploutz-Snyder, an Athens native, was in town to give a talk as part of the Ellery Golos Lecture Series.