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Life Support Systems for Manned Mars Missions, Overview

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Congratulations to ISMC Board member & Chief Medical Officer Dr. Thais Russomano on the publication of her book chapter – Life Support Systems for Manned Mars Missions, Overview –  a part of the Handbook of Life Support Systems for Spacecraft and Extraterrestrial Habitats, Published by Springer International Publishing. This Living Reference Work will develop and grow over the coming months to focus on all aspects of a manned trip to Mars, for example, the climate that will await space travelers, the life support systems necessary to keep them alive on the journey and on the planet, the dangers posed by space radiation, and the physical and psychological effects of living in an extreme environment 54.6 million kilometers away from friends and family on Earth.

Dr. Russomano is a leading international authority in Space Life Sciences, specializing in the effects of low-gravity and microgravity environments on the human body. She is a published author of numerous scientific articles in peer-reviewed journals and Chapters in books, as well as having published 6 books in the areas of Astronomy, the Space Life Sciences, and Aerospace Biomedical Engineering.

The Chapter abstract (doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-09575-2_188-2) can be accessed at the Springer Link website.

#Mars #SpaceTravel

ISMC STEM/STEAM SUPPORT OF SCIENCE DAYS 2017 IN Brazil

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The Science Days 2017 was held from March 12th – March 18th in Brazil to raise awareness of the benefits of STEM worldwide.

Science Days was created based on Florida’s Space Day which is a milestone event that presents an opportunity to educate and bring awareness to legislators and general public on the significance of the aerospace industry and its impact on Florida’s economy.

​In Brazil, Science Days are held on school and university campuses and are administered by the BFCC Board Council, School Councilperson, and the University Council. Currently two very reputable schools and universities will host Science Days Brazil.

#Edutainment #AE

For more information visit http://www.brazilflorida.org/