publication . Article . 2011

HUMAN SPACE FLIGHTS: FACTS AND DREAMS

Mariano Bizzarri; Enrico Saggese;
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  • Published: 01 Dec 2011 Journal: Annales Kinesiologiae (issn: 2232-2620, eissn: 2335-4240, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Annales University Press
Abstract
Manned space flight has been the great human and technological adventure of the past half-century. By putting people into places and situations unprecedented in history, it has stirred the imagination while expanding and redefining the human experience. However, space exploration obliges men to confront a hostile environment of cosmic radiation, microgravity, isolation and changes in the magnetic field. Any space traveler is therefore submitted to relevant health threats. In the twenty-first century, human space flight will continue, but it will change in the ways that science and technology have changed on Earth: it will become more networked, more global, and ...
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free text keywords: Sports, GV557-1198.995
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