January 31, 2015

Life sciences in space

This theme includes the study of the physiological and biological modifications in man, animals and vegetables in condition of microgravity thanks to integrative studies.

The scientific communities of Life sciences in microgravity have at their disposal existing spatial and ground means to make their experiments.

The International Space Station ( ISS) is the main mean of experiment for these subjects. It is the essential research laboratory for the spatial medicine.

Other means are also available: recoverable capsules, balloons, parabolic flights, means of simulation on the ground (spatial hospital, centrifuge for animals) operated in a national, European or international situations.



Published in: