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Life Support Systems

  • Gilles Clément
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Part of the Space Technology Library book series (SPTL, volume 23)

Abstract

It is certainly true that robots like the Mars Pathfinder, Spirit, and Opportunity have shown that a lot of scientific information about a planet’s surface can be gathered by sending robots instead of people. As well, it can be done significantly cheaper. But imagine that you wanted to go to Paris. Would you be satisfied with a robot… taking very good pictures of the Eiffel Tower and chemically sampling the French food?

Keywords

Solar Flare Linear Energy Transfer Life Support System Artificial Gravity Solar Particle Event 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.International Space UniversityStrasbourgFrance

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