Last fall, we shared the news that NASA was looking to pay study participants $18,000 to lie in bed for 70 days.
Twenty-five thousand applicants were eager to sign up for the study, which aimed to learn about bone and muscle atrophy in space.
Of those 25,000, 55 were chosen.
He recently shared some of his experience with VICE.
“I have been in this bed for three weeks now, and I will be here for seven weeks more. Forty-four days ago, I had my last beer, last cup of coffee, last burrito, last walk around the block, and last bit of sunlight on my skin. It’s been 66 days since I’ve seen my girlfriend. In 64, whatever is left of me can go home,” he wrote earlier in the study.
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