MUNDANE MYSTERIES: When an Astronaut is in space does their height change?

MUNDANE MYSTERIES: When an Astronaut is in space does their height change?

I’ve always wondered this. With all of the gravity up in space and everything going on is there any truth to the fact that it changes the height of astronauts?

It is! People can grow about 3% taller while in space. For the average six foot tall person that’s about two inches. Once they get back down to earth it takes a few MONTHS for gravity to pull them back to their normal height.

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