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Preventing Bone Loss in Space Flight with Prophylactic Use of Bisphosphonate
https://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/station/research/benefits/bone_loss.html
“Crew members engage in physical exercise for two and a half hours a day, six times a week (fifteen hours a week) while in orbit to avoid these issues. Nevertheless, the risks of these problems occurring cannot be completely eliminated through physical exercise alone.”

Sensory Conflict Compared in Microgravity, Artificial Gravity, Motion Sickness, and Vestibular Disorders
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3668558/
“By modeling the sensory conflict between the vestibular and somatosensory systems, we computed a measure of linear conflict known as the “Stretch Factor.” We hypothesized that the motions with the greatest Stretch Factor would be the most provocative motions.”

The space-flight environment: the International Space Station and beyond
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2691437/
“Human space exploration is dependent on robust spacecraft design and sophisticated life-support technologies, both of which are critical for working in the hostile space environment. This article focuses on the specific challenges of the space environment.”

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