astronauts are regular users

August 7, 2014 10:31 PM

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astronauts are regular users

Astronauts in space get scant sleep, and the majority take sleeping pills to cope, says a new 10-year study.

The study, to be published Friday in Lancet Neurology, is the largest ever on astronaut sleep habits and was conducted through 2011, when the last U.S. space shuttle flew. It finds shuttle astronauts slept just less than six hours on an average night and that International Space Station astronauts s...

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