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Space Station Freedom: A Unique Laboratory for Gravitational Biology Research

Robert W. Phillips and Keith L. Cowing
Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science (1903-)
Vol. 96, No. 1/2 (Apr., 1993), pp. 80-86
DOI: 10.2307/3628319
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/3628319
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Abstract

The advent of Space Station Freedom (SSF) will provide a permanent laboratory in space with unparalleled opportunities to perform biological research. As with any spacecraft there will also be limitations. It is our intent to describe this space laboratory and present a picture of how scientists will conduct research in this unique environment we call space. SSF is an international venture which will continue to serve as a model for other peaceful international efforts. It is hoped that as the human race moves out from this planet back to the moon and then on to Mars that SSF can serve as a successful example of how things can and should be done.

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