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Editors: John H. Denis and Paul D. Aldridge
Book Description:
Space exploration is an immense and expanding field. The quest for knowledge about space has resulted in hundreds of very important technologies which have been incorporated into society's fabric including the biomedical field. This new book examines a multitude of issues related to space exploration including philosophy, biology, dark energy, space tourism, space station measurements, supernova, and Saturn's rings.

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Table of Contents:

Research and Review Studies

Space: The Province of Mankind- A Brief Philosophical Approach to Space Exploration, pp. 1-15(Jacques Arnould, Centre National d'Etudes Spatiales (CNES), Paris, France)

A Legal Regime for Space Tourism: The Future for Commercialization of Space Stations, pp. 17-30
(Yun Zhao, The Univ. of Hong Kong, Erasmus Univ. Rotterdam, the Netherlands, Leiden Univ., the Netherlands)

Hypometabolism as a Resource for Manned Long-term Space Flights: A Challenging Perspective, pp. 31-53
(Carlo Zancanaro, Manuela Malatesta, Anatomy & Histology Section, Dept. of Morphological and Biomedical Sciences, Univ. of Verona, Italy, Marco Biggiogera, Lorella Vecchio, Laboratory of Cell and Neurobiology, Dept. of Animal Biology, Univ. of Pavia, Italy)

C. Elegans: A Model System for Studying Biological Effects of the Space Environment, pp. 55-73
(Robert Johnsen, Dept. of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Simon Fraser Univ., Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada, Martin Jones, Dept. of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Simon Fraser Univ., Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada, Nathaniel Szewczyk, School of Graduate Entry Medicine and Health, Univ. of Nottingham, UK, David Baillie, Dept. of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Simon Fraser Univ., Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada)

Structure and Transport of the Martian Surface Material, pp. 75-122
(J.P. Merrison, Mars Simulation Laboratory, Aarhus Univ., Aarhus, Denmark)

Supernovae as Probes for Dark Energy, pp. 123-159
(Vasiliki A. Mitsou, Instituto de F'isica Corpuscular (IFIC), CSIC - Univ. de Valencia, Edificio Institutos de Paterna, Valencia, Spain, Nikolaos E. Mavromatos, King's College of London, Physics Dept., Theoretical Physics, Strand, UK)

Fingerprints of a Local Supernova, pp. 161-188
(Oliver Manuel, Nuclear Chemistry, Univ. of Missouri, Rolla, MO, Hilton Ratcliffe, Astronomical Society Southern Africa, South Africa)

The Study for Black Hole in M-Theory, pp. 189-208
(Makoto Tanabe, Kanagawa Institute of Technology, Atsugi, Kanagawa, Japan)

On the 5D Extra-Force According to Basini-Capozziello-Ponce De Leon Formalism and Four Important Features: Strong Gravitational Fields, Kar-Sinha Gravitational Fields, Kar-Sinha Gravitational Bending of Light in Extra Dimensions, Gravitational Red Shift affected by Extra Dimensions and the Experimental Research of Extra Dimensions On-Board International Space Station (ISS) using Laser Beams, pp. 209-240
(Fernando Loup, Estudantes Univ. Lisboa Portugal)

History of the Discovery Saturn's Rings and Moons, pp. 241-260
(Matthias Risch, Univ. of Applied Sciences, Augsburg, Germany)

Origin of the Saturn Rings: Electromagnetic Model of the Sombrero Rings Formation, pp. 261-275
(Vladimir V. Tchernyi (CHERNY) SAIBR, Moscow, Russia)

Periodic Fine-Scale Structure in Saturn's Rings: A Theory of Self-Gravity Density Waves, pp. 277-340
(Evgeny Griv and Michael Gedalin, Dept. of Physics, Ben-Gurion Univ., Beer-Sheva, Israel)

Continuous Wavelet Transform as an Effective Tool for the Detecting of Saturn Rings' Structure, pp. 341-360
(Eugene B. Postnikov, Humboldt Univ., Berlin and Kursk Univ., Russia and Alexander Loskutov, Moscow State Univ.)

Space Science Applications of Aerogels, pp. 361-384
(Steven M. Jones, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology)

Origin and Early Evolution of the Atmospheres and Oceans on the Terrestrial Planets (Lin-gun Liu, Dept. of Earth Sciences, The Univ., pp. 385-400 of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China)

Dynamics and Disruption Mechanisms of Asteroids: Origin of Near-Earth Objects and Consequences on their Physical Properties, pp. 401-442
(Patrick Michel, Laboratoire Cassiopee, Observatoire de la Cote d'Azur, Univ. de Nice Sophia-Antipolis, France)

Hilda Asteroids in the Jupiter Neighborhood, pp. 443-456
(Romina P. Di Sisto and Adrian Brunini, Univ. Nacional de La Plata, Argentina)

^Observation of Chaotic Processes in Earth Rotation, pp. 457-480
(Valérie Frède, University of Toulouse)

Agriculture on Earth and on Mars, pp. 481-498
(Hidenori Wada, Masamichi Yamashita, Naomi Katayama, Jun Mitsuhashi, Hiroshi Takeda, and Hirofumi Hashimoto, Tokyo Univ. of Pharmacy and Life Science, Hachigi, Tokyo, Univ. of Tokyo, Japan)

The Geology of the Venusian Plants, pp. 499-517
(Alvaro Ignacio Martin-Herrero, Beatriz Gomez-Izquierdo, Guillermo Caravantes, Seminario de Ciencias Planetarias, Univ. Complutense de Madrid, Madrid, Spain, Esther Velasco, Seminario de Ciencias Planetarias, Univ. Complutense de Madrid, Madrid, Spain, Centro de Biologia Molecular, CSIC - Univ. Autonoma de Madrid, Madrid, Spain, Javier Ruiz, Museo National de Ciencias Naturales, CSIC, Madrid, Spain, Francisco Anguita, Dept. de Patrologia y Geoquimica, Univ. Complutense de Madrid, Madrid, Spain)

Europa: New Horizons for Astrobiology, pp. 519-529
(Esther Velasco, Guillermo Caravantes, Beatriz Gomez-Izquierdo, Alberto Rodriguez, Seminario de Ciencias Planetarias, Facultad de Ciencias Geologicas, Univ. Complutense de Madrid, Madrid, Spain)

Short Communication

Neutron Dosimetry Inside the International Space Station, pp. 531-544
(Hideki Koshiishi, Haruhisa Matsumoto, Kazuhiro Terasawa, Kiyokazu Koga, and Tateo Goka, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency)


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   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2009
   ISBN: 978-1-60692-264-4
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