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Why do wounds on the International Space Station heal faster than on Earth?

Astronauts on the International Space Station (ISS) believe that wounds on the ISS heal faster than on Earth.

“In my subjective opinion, the wound here heals faster. Perhaps the cause of this is because there aren’t many types of bacteria, the air is always clean and dry,” said the astronaut. Russian Sergei Kud-Sverchkov said in a video posted on Twitter.

Currently, personnel working on the ISS station include 2 Russian astronauts Sergey Ryzhikov and Sergey Kud-Sverchkov, 4 American astronauts Kathleen Rubins, Michael Hopkins, Victor Glover and Shannon Walker, and astronaut Soichi Noguchi. Japanese.

The International Space Station (ISS) is an international space research complex, with the cooperation of five agencies: NASA (USA), Roscosmos (Russia), JAXA (Japan), CSA (Canada) and 10 of the 17 member states of the ESA (European Space Agency).

Over the past 20 years, 241 people have set foot on the ISS. They are astronauts from 19 countries and tourists pay for their own special adventures.

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