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Beyond LEO

Human Health Issues for Deep Space Exploration

Edited by Robert J. Reynolds

Mortality Research & Consulting Inc.

This book presents a small sample of the physiological changes and human health risks that have been observed in low Earth orbit, and that will undoubtedly be magnified with extended exploration operations to deep space. The book presents the evidence to date and offers a glimpse at what will be needed to take humanity further into deep space than ever before.

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Beyond LEOHuman Health Issues for Deep Space ExplorationEdited by Robert J. Reynolds

Published: May 27th 2020

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.77436

ISBN: 978-1-78985-510-4

Print ISBN: 978-1-78985-509-8

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83880-849-5

Copyright year: 2020

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1. Introductory Chapter: Research Methods for the Next 60 Years of Space Exploration

By Robert J. Reynolds and Mark Shelhamer

31

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2. Effects of Microgravity on Human Physiology

By Satoshi Iwase, Naoki Nishimura, Kunihiko Tanaka and Tadaaki Mano

201

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3. Spaceflight-Associated Immune System Modifications

By Jeremy Jeandel, Coralie Fonte, Gaetano Calcagno, Julie Bonnefoy, Stéphanie Ghislin, Sandra Kaminski and Jean-Pol Frippiat

122

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4. Oral Tissue Responses to Travel in Space

By Maija I. Mednieks and Arthur R. Hand

204

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5. Space Radiation-Induced Hematopoietic Stem Cell Injury

By Huihong Zeng, Mengzhen Yue and Lijian Shao

107

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