Selected discoveries from human research in space that are relevant to human health on Earth.

Shelhamer, M., Bloomberg, J., LeBlanc, A., Prisk, G. K., Sibonga, J., Smith, S. M., Zwart, S. R., & Norsk, P. (2020).
Npj Microgravity, 6(1), 1–5. PDF


Visions of a Martian Future.

Szocik, K., Abood, S., Impey, C., Shelhamer, M., Haqq-Misra, J., Persson, E., Oviedo, L., Capova, K. A., Braddock, M., Rappaport, M., & Corbally, C. (2020).
Futures, 117, 1-11. PDF


Exploring the links between early life and young adulthood social experiences and men’s later life psychobiology as fathers.

Sarma, M. S., Kuo, P. X., Bechayda, S. A., Kuzawa, C. W., & Gettler, L. T. (2018).
Physiology & Behavior, 193, 82–89. PDF


When women work: Endocrine reactivity in women during everyday physical activity at high altitude.

Sarma, M., Gettler, L., Childs, G., & Quinn, E. (2018).
American Journal of Human Biology, 30, e23154. PDF


Biomedical findings from NASA’s project mercury: A case series.

Carpentier, W. R., Charles, J. B., Shelhamer, M., Hackler, A. S., Johnson, T. L., Domingo, C. M. M., Sutton, J. P., Scott, G. B. I., & Wotring, V. E. (2018).
Npj Microgravity, 4(1), 6. PDF


Psychological and biological challenges of the Mars mission viewed through the construct of the evolution of fundamental human needs.

Szocik, K., Abood, S., & Shelhamer, M. (2018).
Acta Astronautica, 152, 793–799. PDF


A rapid quantification of binocular misalignment without recording eye movements: Vertical and torsional alignment nulling.

Beaton, K. H., Shelhamer, M. J., Roberts, D. C., & Schubert, M. C. (2017).
Journal of Neuroscience Methods, 283, 7–14. PDF


Strength of baseline inter-trial correlations forecasts adaptive capacity in the vestibulo-ocular reflex.

Beaton, K. H., Wong, A. L., Lowen, S. B., & Shelhamer, M. (2017).
PloS One, 12(4), e0174977. PDF


Inter-Trial Correlations in Predictive-Saccade Endpoints: Fractal Scaling Reflects Differential Control along Task-Relevant and Orthogonal Directions.

Federighi, P., Wong, A. L., & Shelhamer, M. (2017).
Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 11, 100. PDF


Integrating spaceflight human system risk research.

Mindock, J., Lumpkins, S., Anton, W., Havenhill, M., Shelhamer, M., & Canga, M. (2017).
Acta Astronautica, 139, 306–312. PDF


Repair of Physiologic Time Series: Replacement of Anomalous Data Points to Preserve Fractal Exponents.

Shelhamer, M., & Lowen, S. B. (2017).
Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology, 5, 10. PDF


Why send humans into space? Science and non-science motivations for human space flight.

Shelhamer, M. (2017).
Space Policy, 42, 37–40. PDF


A call for research to assess and promote functional resilience in astronaut crews.

Shelhamer, M. (2016).
Journal of Applied Physiology, 120(4), 471–472. PDF


Trends in sensorimotor research and countermeasures for exploration-class space flights.

Shelhamer, M. (2015).
Frontiers in Systems Neuroscience, 9, 115. PDF