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Share Your Story • John Blinke • November 19, 2012

Smarter Space Station

We need to get smarter about what it takes to put men in space. We need gravity to be healthy -- but how much? Could we live well at 1/10th G? Or 1/2 G? Do we need a full G of gravity? A rotating space station could find out. Then we can use spin for "artificial gravity" on long duration space missions and begin designing manned space craft with that in mind.

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