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Biosphere Lessons Can Be Applied To Space, Former Crew Co-Captain Says

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May 15, 1998
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The experiences of the team of scientists who lived in the Biosphere 2 closed system from 1991 to 1993 can be applied to space travel, according to Sally Silverstone, co-captain of the crew. Long-term space missions will require life support systems similar to the steel and glass structure north of Tucson, Ariz., where eight scientists lived for two years, Silverstone said.

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The experiences of the team of scientists who lived in the Biosphere 2 closed system from 1991 to 1993 can be applied to space travel, according to Sally Silverstone, co-captain of the crew.


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Bowman Gray/Baptist Hospital Medical Center. (1998, May 15). Biosphere Lessons Can Be Applied To Space, Former Crew Co-Captain Says. ScienceDaily. Retrieved April 23, 2014 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/1998/05/980515081141.htm
Bowman Gray/Baptist Hospital Medical Center. "Biosphere Lessons Can Be Applied To Space, Former Crew Co-Captain Says." ScienceDaily. www.sciencedaily.com/releases/1998/05/980515081141.htm (accessed April 23, 2014).

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