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Human Research Program

The human research conducted at the GRC focuses on exercise, physiology, exploration medical capability, and other related issues.


Learn about the Human Research Program

The Human Research Program (HRP) provides solutions to critical problems that place human exploration missions and their crew members at risk. Led by Johnson Space Center, the HRP’s mission is to ensure the health, safety and effective performance of astronauts.


Explore Glenn Research Center’s Program Components

Discuss our research

Because the Human Research Program (HRP) is a risk-based program, all of the countermeasures and technologies we strive to develop are for the purpose of mitigating the highest risks to human health and performance. For each risk, HRP identifies gaps in knowledge about characterizing the risk and ability to mitigate the risk. Glenn Research Center’s … Read the rest ⇢

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