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Space life sciences

, Volume 3, Issue 3, pp 192–197 | Cite as

Habitability factors in a rotating space station

  • B. D. Newsom
Article

Abstract

The ease with which a crew can habituate to rotation will be a major criterion in determining the habitability of an artificial gravity space station. The factors which contribute to that habituation include rotation rate, stability, and crew orientation. Problems associated with each of these factors can be alleviated by proper space-station design.

Keywords

Organic Chemistry Geochemistry Space Station Rotation Rate Major Criterion 
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© D. Reidel Publishing Company 1972

Authors and Affiliations

  • B. D. Newsom
    • 1
  1. 1.NASA Manned Spacecraft CenterHoustonUSA

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