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music by http://youtube.com/JakeChudnow

"Space Oddity" sung in space by Chris Hadfield: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KaOC9danxNo


Tears in space: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P36xhtpw0Lg

Chris Hadfield's videos: https://www.youtube.com/user/canadianspaceagency

My video with minutephysics that talks about oribits: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hYf6av21x5c

First man in space: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yuri_Gagarin

list of people who have been to outer space: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_space_travelers_by_name

history of humans in space (good timeline): http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Human_spaceflight

Good read about "zero-gravity" vs zero-g: https://groups.google.com/forum/#!msg/sci.space.station/qZtamv_Dg04/aOdakbzQeIgJ

Orbit: http://www.orbspace.com/Background-Information/Suborbital-vs-Orbital.html

weightlessness: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Weightlessness

NASA info on how zero-g affects people: http://science.nasa.gov/science-news/science-at-nasa/2001/ast02aug_1/

flame in space [VIDEO]: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q58-la_yAB4

zero-g biology flow chart: http://www.nsbri.org/humanphysspace/focus6/spaceflight-frame.html

2suit: http://www.wired.co.uk/news/archive/2009-04/30/a-two-seater-suit-for-space-lovers

what if a baby was born in space? http://quest.arc.nasa.gov/people/journals/space/currier/08-26-99.html

conception and fertility in space:


zero-g studies:

rat fetus: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/3762055
pregnant rats: http://jp.physoc.org/content/565/2/593.full
muscles: http://jeb.biologists.org/content/204/18/3201.full.pdf and http://www.bio.unipd.it/bam/PDF/EJTM1-3/Bosco.pdf
radiation and mice brains: http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0053275#pone-0053275-g005
importance of activity on bone growth: http://ajcn.nutrition.org/content/71/6/1384.long

Dangers on zero-g:


getting taller while in space: http://www.space.com/19116-astronauts-taller-space-spines.html

tools for combatting zero-g atrophy: http://www.kcl.ac.uk/biohealth/research/divisions/chaps/research/innovation.aspx

comparrison of zero-g bone growth to diseases like rickets: http://bit.ly/13qC6zA



plankton numbers: http://www.chukchiscience.com/StudytheScience/Zooplankton/tabid/223/Default.aspx

plankton from space: http://www.diatomventures.com/Photos.html

the mystery of "body" etymology:


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