Taller astronauts? It happens.
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Ever wish you could be a bit taller? NASA now says space travel may lead to taller individuals, although only temporaril.
It is a commonly known fact that astronauts living aboard the International Space Station (IIS) grow up to 3 percent taller while living in microgravity, the U.S. space agency said in a press statement released earlier this year. A study to examine the strange lengthening process is slated to begin and should present the agency will some interesting data.