Although orbiting astronauts are safely isolated on the International Space Station, the coronavirus has still impacted spaceflyers, according to a conversation between NASA astronauts and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). 

NASA astronauts Kate Rubins and Shannon Walker, both living on the space station, spoke with Dr. Inger Damon, director of the division of high-consequence pathogens and pathology at the CDC, on Feb. 10.