Microbiome dynamics during the HI-SEAS IV mission, and implications for future crewed missions beyond Earth

Mahnert A, Verseux C, Schwendner P, Koskinen K, Kumpitsch C, Blohs M, Wink L, Brunner D, Goessler T, Billi D, Moissl-Eichinger C.
Microbiome. 2021 Jan 24;9(1):27. doi: 10.1186/s40168-020-00959-x. PMID: 33487169 Free PMC article.
BACKGROUND: Human health is closely interconnected with its microbiome. Resilient microbiomes in, on, and around the human body will be key for safe and successful long-term space travel. However, longitudinal dynamics of microbiomes inside confined bu …