Human Migration to Space : Alternative Technological Approaches for Long-Term Adaptation to Extraterrestrial Environments

By: Lockard, ElizabethMaterial type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on DemandSpringer Theses: Publisher: Cham : Springer, 2014Description: 1 online resource (219 p.)ISBN: 9783319059303Subject(s): Space coloniesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Human Migration to Space : Alternative Technological Approaches for Long-Term Adaptation to Extraterrestrial EnvironmentsDDC classification: 500.5 | 629.44 | 629.44/2 LOC classification: TL795.7Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
""SupervisorÂ?s Foreword""; ""Abstract""; ""List of Abbreviations""; ""Contents""; ""List of Figures""; ""Chapter 1: Introduction""; ""1.1 Caveat""; ""1.2 Premise""; ""1.3 Scope and Goals""; ""1.4 Novelty and Timeliness""; ""1.4.1 Novelty""; ""1.4.2 Timeliness""; ""1.5 Summary of Research""; ""1.6 Methods and Format""; ""References""; ""Chapter 2: Current Directions in Space Exploration""; ""2.1 Premise""; ""2.2 The Changing Goals of Space Exploration: Past, Present, and Futures""; ""2.2.1 Missions (Short-Term Duration) vs. Habitation (Long-Term Duration)""
""2.2.2 Paradigm Shift in Human Factors Research""""2.3 Environmental Challenges of Space""; ""2.3.1 Physiological Stressors""; ""2.3.1.1 Prolonged Exposure to Micro- or Partial Gravity""; ""2.3.1.2 Ionizing Radiation""; ""2.3.1.3 Diurnal and Orbital Cycles""; ""2.3.1.4 Magnetic Fields""; ""2.3.1.5 Other Factors""; ""2.3.2 Psychosocial Stressors""; ""2.4 Research on Space Habitation""; ""2.4.1 Historical Precedents""; ""2.4.2 Terrestrial Analogs""; ""2.4.3 Habitat Simulations""; ""2.5 Review of Space Habitat Design Proposals""; ""2.5.1 Existing Habitat Designs""
""2.5.2 Prototypes in Development""""2.5.3 Speculative Proposals""; ""2.6 Deficiencies of the Habitational Approach""; ""References""; ""Chapter 3: Shifting from Habitation to Adaptation in Space""; ""3.1 Premise""; ""3.2 Re-defining Habitability to Include Adaptation: An Evolutional Perspective""; ""3.3 Traditional Adaptive Processes""; ""3.3.1 Physiological Adaptation (Biological)""; ""3.3.2 Psychosocial Adaptation (Salutogenesis)""; ""3.4 Incorporating a Phenomenological Perspective""; ""3.4.1 Making the Foreign Familiar""; ""3.4.2 Empathy and Alienation""; ""3.4.3 Hermeneutics of Space""
""3.4.3.1 Space as Non-world""""3.4.3.2 Space as the New World""; ""3.4.3.3 Space as the Free World""; ""3.4.3.4 Space as the Same World""; ""3.4.3.5 Space as Meta-World""; ""3.4.4 The `GeographyÂ? of Space""; ""3.4.4.1 The Concept of Place in Space""; ""3.4.4.2 Home-Making in Space""; ""3.5 Aesthetic Considerations""; ""3.6 Design Recommendations to Enhance Experience of the Space Habitat""; ""3.6.1 Lighting Effects""; ""3.6.2 Spatial Contrast and Differentiation""; ""3.6.3 Perceptual Dissolution of Barrier""; ""3.6.4 Qualitative Modulation""; ""3.6.5 Malleable Membranes""
""3.6.6 Aesthetic Qualities of Protective Shielding""""3.6.7 Boundaries of Personal Territory""; ""3.6.8 Transitional Zones""; ""3.6.9 Non-controlled Conditions""; ""3.6.10 Reactive Environmental Features""; ""3.6.11 Presence of Other Life Forms""; ""3.6.12 Organic Elements""; ""3.6.13 Virtual Scenery""; ""3.7 Evolutional Factors: The Need for Resistance and Negotiation""; ""References""; ""Chapter 4: Alternative Technological Interfaces with the Space Environment""; ""4.1 Premise""; ""4.1.1 Literature Review""; ""4.2 Theories of Technology and the Relationship to Environment""
""4.2.1 Technology as Activity and Artifact""
Summary: Human migration to space will be the most profound catalyst for evolution in the history of humankind, yet this has had little impact on determining our strategies for this next phase of exploration. Habitation in space will require extensive technological interfaces between humans and their alien surroundings and how they are deployed will critically inform the processes of adaptation.?As humans begin to spend longer durations in space?eventually establishing permanent outposts on other planets?the scope of technological design considerations must expand beyond the meager requirements for sur
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""SupervisorÂ?s Foreword""; ""Abstract""; ""List of Abbreviations""; ""Contents""; ""List of Figures""; ""Chapter 1: Introduction""; ""1.1 Caveat""; ""1.2 Premise""; ""1.3 Scope and Goals""; ""1.4 Novelty and Timeliness""; ""1.4.1 Novelty""; ""1.4.2 Timeliness""; ""1.5 Summary of Research""; ""1.6 Methods and Format""; ""References""; ""Chapter 2: Current Directions in Space Exploration""; ""2.1 Premise""; ""2.2 The Changing Goals of Space Exploration: Past, Present, and Futures""; ""2.2.1 Missions (Short-Term Duration) vs. Habitation (Long-Term Duration)""

""2.2.2 Paradigm Shift in Human Factors Research""""2.3 Environmental Challenges of Space""; ""2.3.1 Physiological Stressors""; ""2.3.1.1 Prolonged Exposure to Micro- or Partial Gravity""; ""2.3.1.2 Ionizing Radiation""; ""2.3.1.3 Diurnal and Orbital Cycles""; ""2.3.1.4 Magnetic Fields""; ""2.3.1.5 Other Factors""; ""2.3.2 Psychosocial Stressors""; ""2.4 Research on Space Habitation""; ""2.4.1 Historical Precedents""; ""2.4.2 Terrestrial Analogs""; ""2.4.3 Habitat Simulations""; ""2.5 Review of Space Habitat Design Proposals""; ""2.5.1 Existing Habitat Designs""

""2.5.2 Prototypes in Development""""2.5.3 Speculative Proposals""; ""2.6 Deficiencies of the Habitational Approach""; ""References""; ""Chapter 3: Shifting from Habitation to Adaptation in Space""; ""3.1 Premise""; ""3.2 Re-defining Habitability to Include Adaptation: An Evolutional Perspective""; ""3.3 Traditional Adaptive Processes""; ""3.3.1 Physiological Adaptation (Biological)""; ""3.3.2 Psychosocial Adaptation (Salutogenesis)""; ""3.4 Incorporating a Phenomenological Perspective""; ""3.4.1 Making the Foreign Familiar""; ""3.4.2 Empathy and Alienation""; ""3.4.3 Hermeneutics of Space""

""3.4.3.1 Space as Non-world""""3.4.3.2 Space as the New World""; ""3.4.3.3 Space as the Free World""; ""3.4.3.4 Space as the Same World""; ""3.4.3.5 Space as Meta-World""; ""3.4.4 The `GeographyÂ? of Space""; ""3.4.4.1 The Concept of Place in Space""; ""3.4.4.2 Home-Making in Space""; ""3.5 Aesthetic Considerations""; ""3.6 Design Recommendations to Enhance Experience of the Space Habitat""; ""3.6.1 Lighting Effects""; ""3.6.2 Spatial Contrast and Differentiation""; ""3.6.3 Perceptual Dissolution of Barrier""; ""3.6.4 Qualitative Modulation""; ""3.6.5 Malleable Membranes""

""3.6.6 Aesthetic Qualities of Protective Shielding""""3.6.7 Boundaries of Personal Territory""; ""3.6.8 Transitional Zones""; ""3.6.9 Non-controlled Conditions""; ""3.6.10 Reactive Environmental Features""; ""3.6.11 Presence of Other Life Forms""; ""3.6.12 Organic Elements""; ""3.6.13 Virtual Scenery""; ""3.7 Evolutional Factors: The Need for Resistance and Negotiation""; ""References""; ""Chapter 4: Alternative Technological Interfaces with the Space Environment""; ""4.1 Premise""; ""4.1.1 Literature Review""; ""4.2 Theories of Technology and the Relationship to Environment""

""4.2.1 Technology as Activity and Artifact""

Human migration to space will be the most profound catalyst for evolution in the history of humankind, yet this has had little impact on determining our strategies for this next phase of exploration. Habitation in space will require extensive technological interfaces between humans and their alien surroundings and how they are deployed will critically inform the processes of adaptation.?As humans begin to spend longer durations in space?eventually establishing permanent outposts on other planets?the scope of technological design considerations must expand beyond the meager requirements for sur

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Liza Lockard is an Assistant Professor in the Environmental and Interior Design program at Chaminade University. She has a Masters in Architecture from Yale University and a Ph.D. in Futures Studies from University of Hawai'i at Manoa. Prior to her arrival at Chaminade, she practiced architecture in the U.S., Vietnam, Switzerland, and Costa Rica, and previously taught at the University of Hawai'i School of Architecture. Her current research focuses on how architecture could be used for future human space exploration needs.

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