NASA Astronauts: The Five Senses in Space – Touch, Taste, Sight, Smell, Hearing & Sleeping in Space

CSA Astronaut Chris Hadfield describes how the near-weightless environment of the International Space Station changes the five senses in Space and astronauts sleeping experience.

CSA Astronaut Chris Hadfield shows us how astronaut sleep in space. Credit: Canadian Space Agency/NASA

The Five Senses in Space: Taste

In space, fluid distribution to the head can cause congestion, dulling the sense of taste. CSA Astronaut Chris Hadfield shows us his favourite food that has a little extra kick to stir the taste buds. (Credit: CSA/NASA)

The Five Senses in Space: Sight

Flattened eyeballs? Random flashes of light? CSA Astronaut Chris Hadfield explains how vision is altered during spaceflight. This video shows how the main senses are affected in space. (Credit: CSA/NASA)

The Five Senses in Space: Hearing

In space, no one can hear you scream, but not so inside the International Space Station. CSA Astronaut Chris Hadfield describes what he hears every day, and shares a few sweet strands of his own sounds as well. Credit: CSA/NASA

The Five Senses in Space: Smell

CSA Astronaut Chris Hadfield describes how the sense of smell is hampered in orbit. (Credit: Canadian Space Agency)

The Five Senses in Space: Touch

The fifth and final installment of ‘Senses in Space’ series. CSA Astronaut Chris Hadfield describes how the near-weightless environment of the International Space Station changes how astronauts use their feet, which has consequences regarding the sensation of touch. (Credit: CSA/NASA)

 

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