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NASA Spaceline 9 March 2007 Current Space Life Science Awareness

Status Report From: Spaceline
Posted: Monday, March 19, 2007

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This list contains all of the papers from a special issue of Acta Astronautica deriving from the 15th IAA Humans in Space Symposium held in Graz, Austria in 2005. The motto of the symposium was: ?Benefits of human presence in space-Historical, scientific, medical, cultural, and political aspects.? 21 papers are listed in the NASA support section and 30 papers are in the other papers section. The papers are grouped generally by topic. The citations do not appear in PubMed.

Editorial: Hinghofer-Szalkay H, Gerzer R. The 15th IAA Humans in Space Symposium 2005 in Graz, Austria. Acta Astronaut. 2007 Feb-Apr;60(4-7):221-2.

  1. Sawin CF, Hayes J, Francisco DR, House N. Considerations for development of countermeasures for physiological decrements associated with long-duration space missions. Acta Astronaut. 2007 Feb-Apr;60(4-7):488-96.
  2. Cooke WH, Convertino VA. Sympathetic nervous system and spaceflight. Acta Astronaut. 2007 Feb-Apr;60(4-7):223-33. (HSR&T PI: V.A. Convertino)
  3. Convertino VA, Cooke WH. Vascular functions in humans following cardiovascular adaptations to spaceflight. Acta Astronaut. 2007 Feb-Apr;60(4-7):259-66. (HSR&T PI: V.A. Convertino)
  4. Stenger MB, Evans JM, Patwardhan AR, Moore FB, Hinghofer-Szalkay H, Rössler A, Ziegler MG, Knapp CF. Artificial gravity training improves orthostatic tolerance in ambulatory men and women. Acta Astronaut. 2007 Feb-Apr;60(4-7):267-72.
  5. Koscheyev VS, Coca A, Leon GR. Overview of physiological principles to support thermal balance and comfort of astronauts in open space and on planetary surfaces. Acta Astronaut. 2007 Feb-Apr;60(4-7):479-87. (HSR&T PI: V.S. Koscheyev)
  6. White RJ, McPhee JC. The Digital Astronaut: An integrated modeling and database system for space biomedical research and operations. Acta Astronaut. 2007 Feb-Apr;60(4-7):273-80.
  7. Thirsk R, Williams D, Anvari M. NEEMO 7 undersea mission. Acta Astronaut. 2007 Feb-Apr;60(4-7):512-7.
  8. Sonnenfeld G, Aviles H, Butel JS, Shearer WT, Niesel D, Pandya U, Allen C, Ochs HD, Blancher A, Abbal M. Bed rest and immunity. Acta Astronaut. 2007 Feb-Apr;60(4-7):234-6. (HSR&T PI: G. Sonnenfeld)
  9. Shearer WT, Zhang S, Reuben JM, Lee BN, Butel JS. Predictors of immune function in space flight. Acta Astronaut. 2007 Feb-Apr;60(4-7):247-53. (HSR&T PIs: W.T. Shearer, J.S. Butel)
  10. Kanas NA, Salnitskiy VP, Ritsher JB, Gushin VI, Weiss DS, Saylor SA, Kozerenko OP, Marmar CR. Psychosocial interactions during ISS missions. PActa Astronaut. 2007 Feb-Apr;60(4-7):329-35. (HSR&T PI: N.A. Kanas) Note: ISS results.
  11. Ritsher JB, Kanas NA, Ihle EC, Saylor SA. Psychological adaptation and salutogenesis in space: Lessons from a series of studies. Acta Astronaut. 2007 Feb-Apr;60(4-7):336-40. (HSR&T PI: N.A. Kanas) Note: Mir, ISS results.
  12. Hienz RD, Brady JV, Hursh SR, Banner MJ, Gasior ED, Spence KR. Communication constraints, indexical countermeasures, and crew configuration effects in simulated space-dwelling groups. Acta Astronaut. 2007 Feb-Apr;60(4-7):362-78. (HSR&T PI: J.V. Brady)
  13. Dinges DF, Venkataraman S, McGlinchey EL, Metaxas DN. Monitoring of facial stress during space flight: Optical computer recognition combining discriminative and generative methods. Acta Astronaut. 2007 Feb-Apr;60(4-7):341-50. (HSR&T PI: D.F. Dinges)
  14. Mollicone DJ, Van Dongen HPA, Dinges DF. Optimizing sleep/wake schedules in space: Sleep during chronic nocturnal sleep restriction with and without diurnal naps. Acta Astronaut. 2007 Feb-Apr;60(4-7):354-61. (HSR&T PI: D.F. Dinges)
  15. Allen CA, Galindo CL, Pandya U, Watson DA, Chopra AK, Niesel DW. Transcription profiles of Streptococcus pneumoniae grown under different conditions of normal gravitation. Acta Astronaut. 2007 Feb-Apr;60(4-7):433-44. (HSR&T PIs: C.A. Allen, NASA Graduate Student Researcher Program; D.W. Niesel)
  16. Johanson K, Allen PL, Gonzalez-Villalobos RA, Nesbit J, Nickerson CA, Höner zu Bentrup K, Wilson JW, Ramamurthy R, D?Elia R, Muse KE, Hammond J, Freeman J, Stodieck LS, Hammond TG. Haploid deletion strains of Saccharomyces cerevisiae that determine survival during space flight. Acta Astronaut. 2007 Feb-Apr;60(4-7):460-71. (HSR&T PIs: C.A. Nickerson, T.G. Hammond) Note: STS-112 results.
  17. Ayyaswamy PS, Mukundakrishnan K. Optimal conditions for simulating microgravity employing NASA designed rotating wall vessels. Acta Astronaut. 2007 Feb-Apr;60(4-7):397-405. (HSR&T PI: I. Shapiro/P.S. Ayyaswamy)
  18. Sychev VN, Levinskikh MA, Gostimsky SA, Bingham GE, Podolsky IG. Spaceflight effects on consecutive generations of peas grown onboard the Russian segment of the International Space Station. Acta Astronaut. 2007 Feb-Apr;60(4-7):426-32. (HSR&T PI: G.E. Bingham) Note: ISS results.
  19. Garland JL. Microbial functions in space: Mars transit to early planetary base exploration missions. Acta Astronaut. 2007 Feb-Apr;60(4-7):518-24. (HSR&T PI: J.L. Garland)
  20. Fajardo-Cavazos P, Schuerger AC, Nicholson WL. Testing interplanetary transfer of bacteria between Earth and Mars as a result of natural impact phenomena and human spaceflight activities. Acta Astronaut. 2007 Feb-Apr;60(4-7):534-40.
  21. MacLeish MY, Thomson WA, Moreno N, Gannon PJ, Smith RB, Houston CW, Coulter G, Vogt GL. National Space Biomedical Research Institute Education and Public Outreach Program: Education for the next generation of space explorers. Acta Astronaut. 2007 Feb-Apr;60(4-7):599-606. (HSR&T PIs: W.A. Thomson, M.Y. MacLeish)

Other papers of interest:

  1. Bogomolov VV, Grigoriev AI, Kozlovskaya IB. The Russian experience in medical care and health maintenance of the International Space Station crews. Acta Astronaut. 2007 Feb-Apr;60(4-7):237-46. Note: ISS results.
  2. Nechaev AP, Polyakov VV, Morukov BV. Martian manned mission: What cosmonauts think about this. Acta Astronaut. 2007 Feb-Apr;60(4-7):351-3.
  3. Monos E, Raffai G, Dörnyei G, Nádasy GL, Fehér E. Structural and functional responses of extremity veins to long-term gravitational loading or unloading?Lessons from animal systems. Acta Astronaut. 2007 Feb-Apr;60(4-7):406-14.
  4. Raffai G, Dézsi L, Mészáros M, Kollai M, Monos E. Both sustained orthostasis and inverse-orthostasis may elicit hypertension in conscious rat. Acta Astronaut. 2007 Feb-Apr;60(4-7):415-9.
  5. Brunner P, Mayer M, Hinghofer-Szalkay H, Maier A, Smolle-Jüttner F, Scharfetter H. Imaging of local lung ventilation under different gravitational conditions with electrical impedance tomography. Acta Astronaut. 2007 Feb-Apr;60(4-7):281-4.
  6. Radikova Z, Ksinantova L, Kaciuba-Uscilko H, Nazar K, Vigas M, Koska J. The effect of endurance training and subsequent physical inactivity on glycaemic control after oral glucose load and physical exercise in healthy men. Acta Astronaut. 2007 Feb-Apr;60(4-7):301-6.
  7. Souvestre PA, Landrock C. Biomedical performance monitoring and assessment of astronauts by means of an ocular?vestibular monitoring system. Acta Astronaut. 2007 Feb-Apr;60(4-7):313-21.
  8. Bukley A, Lawrence D, Clément G. Generating artificial gravity onboard the Space Shuttle. Acta Astronaut. 2007 Feb-Apr;60(4-7):472-8.
  9. de León P, Williamson MR. A full-pressure space suit with bailout capabilities for experimental suborbital vehicles. Acta Astronaut. 2007 Feb-Apr;60(4-7):497-504.
  10. Kozlovskaya IB, Sayenko IV, Sayenko DG, Miller TF, Khusnutdinova DR, Melnik KA. Role of support afferentation in control of the tonic muscle activity. Acta Astronaut. 2007 Feb-Apr;60(4-7):285-94. Note: Dry immersion was used to provide ?supportless? conditions.
  11. Gallasch E, Kozlovskaya I. Functional testing of space flight induced changes in tonic motor control by using limb-attached excitation and load devices. Acta Astronaut. 2007 Feb-Apr;60(4-7):295-300. Note: Includes Mir results.
  12. Shenkman BS, Nemirovskaya TL, Shapovalova KB, Podlubnaya ZA, Vikhliantsev IM, Moukhina AM, Kozlovskaya IB. Afferent control mechanisms involved in the development of soleus fiber alterations in simulated hypogravity. Acta Astronaut. 2007 Feb-Apr;60(4-7):307-12. Note: Hindlimb suspension and tenotomy were used.
  13. Shenkman BS, Lyubaeva EV, Popov DV, Netreba AI, Bravy YR, Tarakin PP, Lemesheva YS, Vinogradova OL. Chronic effects of low-frequency low-intensity electrical stimulation of stretched human muscle. Acta Astronaut. 2007 Feb-Apr;60(4-7):505-11.
  14. Monici M, Bernabei PA, Basile V, Romano G, Conti A, Breschi L, Masotti L, Cogoli A. Can ultrasound counteract bone loss? Effect of low-intensity ultrasound stimulation on a model of osteoclastic precursor. Acta Astronaut. 2007 Feb-Apr;60(4-7):383-90.
  15. Buravkova LB, Rykova MP, Gertsik YG, Antropova EN. Effects of space flights on human allergic status (IgE-mediated sensitivity). Acta Astronaut. 2007 Feb-Apr;60(4-7):254-8. Note: ISS results.
  16. Apáthy I, Akatov YuA, Arkhangelsky VV, Bodnár L, Deme S, Fehér I, Kaleri A, Padalka I, Pázmándi T, Reitz G, Sharipov S. TL dose measurements on board the Russian segment of the ISS by the ?Pille? system during Expedition-8, -9 and ?10. Acta Astronaut. 2007 Feb-Apr;60(4-7):322-8. Note: ISS results.
  17. O?Brien K. Cosmic-ray propagation through the disturbed heliosphere. Acta Astronaut. 2007 Feb-Apr;60(4-7):541-6.
  18. Kireeva SA, Benghin VV, Kolomensky AV, Petrov VM. Phantom?Dosimeter for estimating effective dose onboard International Space Station. Acta Astronaut. 2007 Feb-Apr;60(4-7):547-53.
  19. Johannes B, Salnitski V, Soll H, Rauch M, Goeters KM, Maschke P, Stelling D, Eißfeldt H. Performance assessment in a flight simulator test?Validation of a space psychology methodology. Acta Astronaut. 2007 Feb-Apr;60(4-7):379-82.
  20. Serafini L, Viganň W, Donati A, Porciani M, Zolesi V, Schulze-Varnholt D, Manieri P, El-Din Sallam A, Schmäh M, Horn ER. The development of the hardware for studying biological clock systems under microgravity conditions, using scorpions as animal models. Acta Astronaut. 2007 Feb-Apr;60(4-7):420-5. Note: Includes some preliminary results of Foton-M2 experiment.
  21. Uva BM, Strollo F, Ricci F, Pastorino M, Mason IJ, Masini MA. Effect of conditions of three dimensional clinostating on testicular cell machinery. Acta Astronaut. 2007 Feb-Apr;60(4-7):391-6.
  22. Hellweg CE, Arenz A, Baumstark-Khan C. Assessment of space environmental factors by cytotoxicity bioassays. Acta Astronaut. 2007 Feb-Apr;60(4-7):525-33.
  23. Baatout S, Leys N, Hendrickx L, Dams A, Mergeay M. Physiological changes induced in bacteria following pH stress as a model for space research. Acta Astronaut. 2007 Feb-Apr;60(4-7):451-9.
  24. Hegedüs M, Fekete A, Módos K, Kovács G, Rontó Gy, Lammer H, Panitz C. Response of bacteriophage T7 biological dosimeter to dehydration and extraterrestrial solar UV radiation. Acta Astronaut. 2007 Feb-Apr;60(4-7):445-50.
  25. Grandl W. Lunar Base 2015 Stage 1. Preliminary design study. Acta Astronaut. 2007 Feb-Apr;60(4-7):554-60.
  26. Gruber P, Imhof B. Transformation: Structure/space studies in bionics and space design. Acta Astronaut. 2007 Feb-Apr;60(4-7):561-70.
  27. Imhof B. [Interior] Configuration options, habitability and architectural aspects of the transfer habitat module (THM) and the surface habitat on Mars (SHM)/ESA's AURORA human mission to Mars (HMM) study. Acta Astronaut. 2007 Feb-Apr;60(4-7):571-87.
  28. Martinez V. Architecture for space habitats. Role of architectural design in planning artificial environment for long time manned space missions. Acta Astronaut. 2007 Feb-Apr;60(4-7):588-93.
  29. Brünner C, Soucek A. Regulating ISS? An interdisciplinary essay. Acta Astronaut. 2007 Feb-Apr;60(4-7):594-8.
  30. Harsch V. Historical aspects of human presence in Space. Acta Astronaut. 2007 Feb-Apr;60(4-7):607-9.

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