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How astronauts will make their own drugs in space

04:00 EST 1 Feb 2020 | Drug Discovery Today

NASA’s Translational Research Institute for Space Health (TRISH) has funded innovative projects seeking to better protect astronauts' health during deep space missions of three years or more. Two of the six projects focus on ‘just-in-time’ medications, which allow drugs to be manufactured on-demand and on-board the spacecraft – a necessity given that most commercially available medicines have shelf lives of two years or less.

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