langue fr ESA - 29/03/2020

#AskLuca: colds and flu in space

ESA astronaut Luca Parmitano spent 201 days in orbit as part of his Beyond mission to the International Space Station. In this clip, he discusses how astronauts manage the risk of colds and flu on the International Space Station.

This question was asked on social media and is part of a larger interview for the Beyond series of the ESA Explores podcast. The full podcast episode is available via all major podcast platforms including:
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