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Author photo. Albert A. Harrison [credit: University of California, Davis]

Albert A. Harrison [credit: University of California, Davis]

Albert A. Harrison

Author of Spacefaring: The Human Dimension

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Dr. Harrison's primary focus is human adaptation to spaceflight and spaceflight-analogous environments, with particular emphasis on Antarctica as a prototype for Mars. He has written on habitability requirements for extended duration missions, and the integration of social and technical subsystems to meet advanced mission requirements.  He was a member of NASA's Space Human Factors Engineering Science and Technology Working Group and is a member of the SETI (Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence) Committee of the International Academy of Astronautics. He is involved in planetary defense (protecting the Earth from asteroids and comets) and chairs a subgroup of the Academy's Space Architecture Study Group.  Besides his books, he's the author or coauthor of approximately 100 papers in a wide range of journals.
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