Women International Space Simulation for Exploration (WISE)

Bernard Jasmin & Angèle Chopard
Based in Toulouse (France), Institute for Space Medicine and Physiology develop an expertise in the medical supervision of manned flights and the preparations for future interplanetary manned missions. It undertakes experiments which simulate the effects of the Space environment (involving bed rest, confinement, circadian rhythms, etc) in order to study its physiological effects. Space exploration and interplanetary travel requires that humans be confronted with extended durations of space environment and weightlessness. From a few days...