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Bio-Monitor to launch to the International Space Station

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Uploaded on November 2, 2018

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Bio-Monitor to launch to the International Space Station

2018-11-02 - Bio-Monitor is a “smart shirt” system designed to continuously monitor astronauts’ vital signs without interfering with their daily activities.

The Canadian Space Agency has awarded a contract to Carré Technologies to support the use of Bio-Monitor in space.

The new Canadian health technology is scheduled to make its debut aboard the International Space Station in December 2018.

(Credit: Canadian Space Agency)

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The International Space Station is a lab orbiting Earth.

David Saint-Jacques will be the next Canadian astronaut to live on the Station.

He’ll test a new Canadian health technology.

Bio-Monitor is a smart shirt system that monitors vital signs.

It will help keep an eye on astronauts’ health and support future Canadian science.

The Canadian Space Agency has issued a contract for $672,000 to Carré Technologies, supporting the use of Bio-Monitor in space.

At any given time, there are about 300 experiments taking place on the Station.

Science in space reveals clues about health conditions that affect us all.

We bring space down to Earth.

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