Monthly Archives: January 2016


Personal Spaceflight and the International Space Station

By |January 18th, 2016|

I wrote about Boeing’s CST-100 Starliner capsule and its future missions to the International Space Station (ISS). The Starliner is being designed to both support NASA’s Commercial Crew program as well as transport select spaceflight participants to the ISS. SpaceX is also building a commercial crew capsule for NASA’s Commercial Crew program and will probably […]

Space Adaptation Syndrome in Personal Suborbital Spaceflight

By |January 9th, 2016|

Ever since astronauts and cosmonauts began human orbital spaceflight, they have had to deal with Space Adaptation Syndrome (SAS), commonly known as “space sickness.” Medical reports document over 65 percent of astronauts and cosmonauts suffer from SAS. There is a similar physiological response during orbital spaceflight referred to as Space Motion Sickness (SMS).

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