European Autonomy in Space: Human Space Flight

  • Frank De WinneEmail author
Part of the Studies in Space Policy book series (STUDSPACE, volume 10)


Human space flight covers a large area of space activities and is very much intertwined with other space sectors such as access to space and space communications as well as space infrastructure operations. Major areas of human space flight that are unique are crewed transportation, cargo transportation, habitation, life support systems, robotics and manned operations.


Space Exploration International Space Station Life Support System International Exploration Human Space 
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© Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2015

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.European Astronaut Centre, ESA (European Space Agency)CologneGermany

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