NASA will pay $18,000 if you stay in bed for 70 days

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(CNN)– NASA is looking for volunteers willing to lie in bed for 70 days.  That’s it: just lie there. They’ll pay you about $18,000.

But you can’t get up. You can read books, play on the computer, watch TV, even work – but you have to stay on that bed. Lying down.

The purpose of the study is to research the effects of long-term spaceflight, the kind where you’re strapped in for weeks, on the human body.

More information on NASA’s Bed Rest Studies