History of Space Neuroscience

  • Gilles Clément
  • Millard F. Reschke


This chapter provides a brief history of space flight, with an emphasis on the role of life sciences in the space program. A detailed table including the nearly 400 neuroscience experiments performed by all countries from Vostok-3 (August 1962) to the ISS Expedition-15 on board the International Space Station (from June to October 2007) completes this overview.


International Space Station European Space Agency Space Flight Space Shuttle Flight Duration 
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© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2008

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculté de Médecine de RangueilCentre de Recherche Cerveau et Cognition UMR 5549 CNRS-Université Paul SabatierToulouse Cedex 9France
  2. 2.Neuroscience LaboratoriesNASA Johnson Space CenterHoustonUSA

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