NASA Spaceline Current Awareness 21 June 2013 (Recent Space Life Science Research Results)


image Next list: July 12, 2013

Papers deriving from NASA support:

1
Marshall-Bowman K, Barratt MR, Gibson CR.
Ophthalmic changes and increased intracranial pressure associated with long duration spaceflight: An emerging understanding.
Acta Astronaut. 2013 Jun-Jul;87:77-87.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.actaastro.2013.01.014

2
Fitts RH, Colloton PA, Trappe SW, Costill DL, Bain JL, Riley DA.
Effects of prolonged space flight on human skeletal muscle enzyme and substrate profiles.
J Appl Physiol. 2013 Jun 13. [Epub ahead of print]
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23766501
(PI: R.H. Fitts)
NOTE: ISS results.

3
Darquenne C, Zeman KL, Sa RC, Cooper TK, Fine JM, Bennett WD, Prisk GK.
Removal of sedimentation decreases relative deposition of coarse particles in the lung periphery.
J Appl Physiol. 2013 Jun 6. [Epub ahead of print]
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23743403
(PI: G.K. Prisk)
NOTE: Parabolic flight results. The article includes a section on relevance to extraterrestrial exploration, namely the risk of lunar or Martian dust to the lung.

4
Mehta SK, Tyring SK, Cohrs RJ, Gilden D, Feiveson AH, Lechler KJ, Pierson DL.
Rapid and sensitive detection of varicella zoster virus in saliva of patients with herpes zoster.
J Virol Methods. 2013 Jun 5. [Epub ahead of print]
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23747545
(PI: D.L. Pierson)

5
Ding LH, Park S, Peyton M, Girard L, Xie Y, Minna JD, Story MD.
Distinct transcriptome profiles identified in normal human bronchial epithelial cells after exposure to -rays and different elemental particles of high Z and energy.
BMC Genomics. 2013 Jun 1;14:372.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23724988
(PI: J.D. Minna/L. Girard/Y. Xie/M.D. Story/NSCORs)
NOTE: This article may be obtained online without charge.

6
Tungjai M, Whorton EB, Rithidech KN.
Persistence of apoptosis and inflammatory responses in the heart and bone marrow of mice following whole-body exposure to (28)Silicon ( (28)Si) ions.
Radiat Environ Biophys. 2013 Jun 12. [Epub ahead of print]
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23756637
(PI: K.N. Rithidech)

7
Joshi RP, Qiu H, Tripathi RK.
Configuration studies for active electrostatic space radiation shielding.
Acta Astronaut. 2013 Jul-Aug;88:138-45.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.actaastro.2013.03.011

8
Joshi RP, Qiu H, Tripathi RK.
Evaluation of a combined electrostatic and magnetostatic configuration for active space-radiation shielding.
Adv Space Res. 2013 May 1;51(9):1784-91.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.asr.2012.12.016

9
Walker SA, Townsend LW, Norbury JW.
Heavy ion contributions to organ dose equivalent for the 1977 galactic cosmic ray spectrum.
Adv Space Res. 2013 May 1;51(9):1792-9.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.asr.2012.12.011
NOTE: Article provides estimates of organ dose equivalents from galactic cosmic ray exposure for various locations in the Shuttle and ISS.

10
Barcellos-Hoff MH, Lyden D, Wang TC.
The evolution of the cancer niche during multistage carcinogenesis.
Nat Rev Cancer. 2013 Jun 13. [Epub ahead of print]
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23760023
(PI: M.H. Barcellos-Hoff/NSCOR)

11
Hosking SG, Davey CE, Kaiser MK.
Visual cues for manual control of headway.
Front Behav Neurosci. 2013 May 21;7:45.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23750130
NOTE: This article may be obtained online without charge.

12
Watson AB.
A formula for the mean human optical modulation transfer function as a function of pupil size.
J Vis. 2013 May 31;13(6):18.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23729769
NOTE: This article may be obtained online without charge.

13
Correll MJ, Pyle TP, Millar KD, Sun Y, Yao J, Edelmann RE, Kiss JZ.
Transcriptome analyses of Arabidopsis thaliana seedlings grown in space: Implications for gravity-responsive genes.
Planta. 2013 Jun 15. [Epub ahead of print]
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23771594
(PI: J.Z. Kiss)
NOTE: ISS results.


Other papers of interest:

1
Adami A, Pizzinelli P, Bringard A, Capelli C, Malacarne M, Lucini D, Simuni B, Piot R, Ferretti G.
Cardiovascular re-adjustments and baroreflex response during clinical reambulation procedure at the end of 35-day bed rest in humans.
Appl Physiol Nutr Metab. 2013 Jun;38(6):673-80. Epub 2013 Jan 8.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23724886
NOTE: Bed rest study.

2
Beijer A, Rosenberger A, Weber T, Zange J, May F, Schoenau E, Mester J, Bloch W, Rittweger J.
Randomized controlled study on resistive vibration exercise (EVE Study): Protocol, implementation and feasibility.
J Musculoskelet Neuronal Interact. 2013 Jun;13(2):147-56.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23728101
NOTE: This article may be obtained online without charge.

3
Muller MD, Sauder CL, Ray CA.
Mental stress elicits sustained and reproducible increases in skin sympathetic nerve activity.
Physiol Rep. 2013 Mar;1(1):e00002.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23750321
NOTE: This article may be obtained online without charge: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/phy2.2/abstract

4
Ong AC, Myint PK, Shepstone L, Potter JF.
A systematic review of the pharmacological management of orthostatic hypotension.
Int J Clin Pract. 2013 Jul;67(7):633-46.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23758443

5
Rudwill F, Blanc S, Gauquelin-Koch G, Chouker A, Heer M, Simon C, Bergouignan A.
Effects of different levels of physical inactivity on plasma visfatin in healthy normal-weight men.
Appl Physiol Nutr Metab. 2013 Jun;38(6):689-93. Epub 2013 Mar 8.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23724888
NOTE: Includes bed rest study.

6
Azcarate T, Mendoza B, Sanchez de la Pena S, Martinez JL.
Temporal variation of the arterial pressure in healthy young people and its relation to geomagnetic activity in Mexico.
Adv Space Res. 2012 Nov 1;50(9):1310-5.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.asr.2012.06.015

7
Katsavrias Ch, Preka-Papadema P, Moussas X, Apostolou Th, Theodoropoulou A, Papadima Th.
Helio-geomagnetic influence in cardiological cases.
Adv Space Res. 2013 Jan 1;51(1):96-106.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.asr.2012.07.030
NOTE: This article may be obtained online without charge if accessed via the Table of Contents.

8
Di Giulio C.
Do we age faster in absence of gravity?
Front Physiol. 2013 Jun 5;4:134.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23760280
NOTE: This article may be obtained online without charge.

9
Ntanasis-Stathopoulos J, Tzanninis JG, Philippou A, Koutsilieris M.
Epigenetic regulation on gene expression induced by physical exercise.
J Musculoskelet Neuronal Interact. 2013 Jun;13(2):133-46.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23728100
NOTE: This article may be obtained online without charge.

10
LaPrad AS, Lutchen KR, Suki B.
A mechanical design principle for tissue structure and function in the airway tree.
PLoS Comput Biol. 2013 May;9(5):e1003083. Epub 2013 May 30.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23737742
NOTE: This article may be obtained online without charge.

11
Rai B, Kaur J.
Periodontal status, salivary immunoglobulin, and microbial counts after short exposure to an isolated environment.
J Oral Sci. 2013 Jun;55(2):139-43.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23748453
NOTE: Mars Desert Research Station study. This article may be obtained online without charge.

12
Hollins H.
Forgotten hardware: How to urinate in a spacesuit.
Adv Physiol Educ. 2013 Jun 1;37(2):123-8.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23728129
NOTE: This article may be obtained online without charge.

13
Drummond MJ, Timmerman KL, Markofski MM, Walker DK, Dickinson JM, Jamaluddin M, Brasier AR, Rasmussen BB, Volpi E.
Short-term bed rest increases TLR4 and IL-6 expression in skeletal muscle of older adults.
Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 2013 Jun 12. [Epub ahead of print]
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23761639
NOTE: Bed rest study.

14
Sun LW, Blottner D, Luan HQ, Salanova M, Wang C, Niu HJ, Felsenberg D, Fan YB.
Bone and muscle structure and quality preserved by active versus passive muscle exercise on a new stepper device in 21 days tail-suspended rats.
J Musculoskelet Neuronal Interact. 2013 Jun;13(2):166-77.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23728103
NOTE: This article may be obtained online without charge.

15
Pierno S, Camerino GM, Cannone M, Liantonio A, De Bellis M, Digennaro C, Gramegna G, De Luca A, Germinario E, Danieli-Betto D, Betto R, Dobrowolny G, Rizzuto E, Musaro A, Desaphy JF, Camerino DC.
Paracrine effects of IGF-1 overexpression on the functional decline due to skeletal muscle disuse: Molecular and functional evaluation in hindlimb unloaded MLC/mIgf-1 transgenic mice.
PLoS One. 2013 Jun 3;8(6):e65167.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23755187
NOTE: This article may be obtained online without charge.

16
Abe T, Kohno S, Yama T, Ochi A, Suto T, Hirasaka K, Ohno A, Teshima-Kondo S, Okumura Y, Oarada M, Choi I, Mukai R, Terao J, Nikawa T.
Soy glycinin contains a functional inhibitory sequence against muscle-atrophy-associated ubiquitin ligase Cbl-b.
Int J Endocrinol. 2013;2013:907565. Epub 2013 May 25.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23762056
NOTE: This article may be obtained online without charge.

17
Talbert EE, Smuder AJ, Min K, Kwon OS, Szeto HH, Powers SK.
Immobilization-induced activation of key proteolytic systems in skeletal muscles is prevented by a mitochondria-targeted antioxidant.
J Appl Physiol. 2013 Jun 13. [Epub ahead of print]
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23766499

18
Lang CH, Pruznak A, Navaratnarajah M, Rankine KA, Deiter G, Magne H, Offord EA, Breuille D.
Chronic alpha-hydroxyisocaproic acid treatment improves muscle recovery after immobilization-induced atrophy.
Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab. 2013 Jun 11. [Epub ahead of print]
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23757407

19
Green DE, Adler BJ, Chan ME, Lennon JJ, Acerbo AS, Miller LM, Rubin CT.
Altered composition of bone as triggered by irradiation facilitates the rapid erosion of the matrix by both cellular and physicochemical processes.
PLoS One. 2013 May 31;8(5):e64952.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23741433
NOTE: This article may be obtained online without charge.

20
Sun HB, Chen JC.
Prevention of bone loss by injection of insulin-like growth factor-1 after sciatic neurectomy in rats.
Chin J Traumatol. 2013 Jun 1;16(3):158-62.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23735550
NOTE: This article may be obtained online without charge.

21
Elefteriou F, Campbell P, Ma Y.
Control of bone remodeling by the peripheral sympathetic nervous system.
Calcif Tissue Int. 2013 Jun 14. [Epub ahead of print]
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23765388

22
Carballido-Gamio J, Nicolella DP.
Computational anatomy in the study of bone structure.
Curr Osteoporos Rep. 2013 May 31. [Epub ahead of print]
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23722733

23
Eimar H, Tamimi I, Murshed M, Tamimi F.
Cholinergic regulation of bone.
J Musculoskelet Neuronal Interact. 2013 Jun;13(2):124-32.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23728099
NOTE: This article may be obtained online without charge.

24
Hu LF, Qian AR, Wang Y, Di SM, Shang P.
Inhibitory effect of simulated microgravity on differentiating preosteoblasts.
Adv Space Res. 2013 Jan 1;51(1):107-14.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.asr.2012.07.036
NOTE: This article may be obtained online without charge if accessed via the Table of Contents.

25
Luo M, Yang Z, Li J, Xu H, Li S, Zhang W, Qian A, Shang P.
Calcium influx through stretch-activated channels mediates microfilament reorganization in osteoblasts under simulated weightlessness.
Adv Space Res. 2013 Jun 1;51(11):2058-68.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.asr.2013.01.009

26
Wojda SJ, Weyland DR, Gray SK, McGee-Lawrence ME, Drummer TD, Donahue SW.
Black bears with longer disuse (hibernation) periods have lower femoral osteon population density and greater mineralization and intracortical porosity.
Anat Rec (Hoboken). 2013 Jun 1. [Epub ahead of print]
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23728917

27
Hu B, Zhu J, Zhou H, Hei TK.
No significant level of inheritable interchromosomal aberrations in the progeny of bystander primary human fibroblasts after alpha particle irradiation.
Adv Space Res. 2013 Feb 1;51(3):450-7.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.asr.2012.09.020

28
Mrigakshi AI, Matthiae D, Berger T, Reitz G, Wimmer-Schweingruber RF.
How Galactic Cosmic Ray models affect the estimation of radiation exposure in space.
Adv Space Res. 2013 Mar 1;51(5):825-34.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.asr.2012.10.017
NOTE: Article includes estimates of absorbed doses from galactic cosmic ray exposure at the ISS orbit.

29
Yoon M, Choi JI, Yamashita M.
Effect of gamma irradiation on hyperthermal composting microorganisms for feasible application in space.
Adv Space Res. 2013 May 1;51(9):1800-7.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.asr.2012.12.010

30
Hu W, Pei H, Li H, Ding N, He J, Wang J, Furusawa Y, Hirayama R, Matsumoto Y, Liu C, Li Y, Kawata T, Zhou G.
Effects of shielding on the induction of 53BP1 foci and micronuclei after Fe ion exposures.
J Radiat Res. 2013 May 31. [Epub ahead of print]
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23728321
NOTE: This article may be obtained online without charge.

31
Sheng L, Du G, Guo J, Wu R, Song M, Yuan Y, Xiao G.
Focusing giga-electronvolt heavy ions to micrometers at the Institute of Modern Physics.
Rev Sci Instrum. 2013 May;84(5):055113.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23742595

32
Carr CE, Rowedder H, Lui CS, Zlatkovsky I, Papalias CW, Bolander J, Myers JW, Bustillo J, Rothberg JM, Zuber MT, Ruvkun G.
Radiation resistance of sequencing chips for in situ life detection.
Astrobiology. 2013 Jun;13(6):560-9. Epub 2013 Jun 4.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23734755

33
van Baarsen B.
Person autonomy and voluntariness as important factors in motivation, decision making, and astronaut safety: First results from the Mars500 LODGEAD study.
Acta Astronaut. 2013 Jun-Jul;87:139-46.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.actaastro.2013.02.006

34
Liao Y, Miao D, Huan Y, Yin H, Xi Y, Liu X.
Altered regional homogeneity with short-term simulated microgravity and its relationship with changed performance in mental transformation.
PLoS One. 2013 Jun 3;8(6):e64931.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23755162
NOTE: Bed rest study. This article may be obtained online without charge.

35
Tagliabue M, Arnoux L, McIntyre J.
Keep your head on straight: Facilitating sensori-motor transformations for eye-hand coordination.
Neuroscience. 2013 Jun 1. [Epub ahead of print]
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23732231

36
Dits J, Houben MM, van der Steen J.
Three dimensional vestibular ocular reflex testing using a six degrees of freedom motion platform.
J Vis Exp. 2013 May 23;(75):e4144.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23728158

37
McKay R, Tamagni C, Palla A, Krummenacher P, Hegemann SC, Straumann D, Brugger P.
Vestibular stimulation attenuates unrealistic optimism.
Cortex. 2013 Apr 30. [Epub ahead of print]
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23725596

38
Wallwork SB, Butler DS, Moseley GL.
Dizzy people perform no worse at a motor imagery task requiring whole body mental rotation; a case-control comparison.
Front Hum Neurosci. 2013 Jun 6;7:258.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23761756
NOTE: This article may be obtained online without charge.

39
Chang CH, Pan WW, Chen FC, Stoffregen TA.
Console video games, postural activity, and motion sickness during passive restraint.
Exp Brain Res. 2013 Jun 14. [Epub ahead of print]
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23765340

40
Groves AK, Zhang KD, Fekete DM.
The genetics of hair cell development and regeneration.
Annu Rev Neurosci. 2013 May 29. [Epub ahead of print]
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23724999

41
Herget M, Scheibinger M, Guo Z, Jan TA, Adams CM, Cheng AG, Heller S.
A simple method for purification of vestibular hair cells and non-sensory cells, and application for proteomic analysis.
PLoS One. 2013 Jun 4;8(6):e66026.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23750277
NOTE: This article may be obtained online without charge.

42
Guo CL, Harris NC, Wijeratne SS, Frey EW, Kiang CH.
Multiscale mechanobiology: Mechanics at the molecular, cellular, and tissue levels.
Cell Biosci. 2013 Jun 3;3:25.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23731596
NOTE: This article may be obtained online without charge.

43
Wang X, Ha T.
Defining single molecular forces required to activate integrin and notch signaling.
Science. 2013 May 24;340(6135):991-4.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23704575
NOTE: Article reports measurements of tension forces for individual integrin-ligand bonds.

44
Eijkelkamp N, Quick K, Wood JN.
Transient receptor potential channels and mechanosensation.
Annu Rev Neurosci. 2013 Jun 5. [Epub ahead of print]
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23750514

45
Zhang Y, Soga K, Wakabayashi K, Hoson T.
Effects of gravistimuli on osmoregulation in azuki bean epicotyls.
Adv Space Res. 2013 Feb 1;51(3):458-64.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.asr.2012.09.013

46
Wolff SA, Coelho LH, Zabrodina M, Brinckmann E, Kittang AI.
Plant mineral nutrition, gas exchange and photosynthesis in space: A review.
Adv Space Res. 2013 Feb 1;51(3):465-75.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.asr.2012.09.024

47
Yano S, Kasahara H, Masuda D, Tanigaki F, Shimazu T, Suzuki H, Karahara I, Soga K, Hoson T, Tayama I, Tsuchiya Y, Kamisaka S.
Improvements in and actual performance of the Plant Experiment Unit onboard Kibo, the Japanese Experiment Module on the International Space Station.
Adv Space Res. 2013 Mar 1;51(5):780-8.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.asr.2012.10.002
NOTE: ISS results.

48
Kordyum EL.
Plant cell gravisensitivity and adaptation to microgravity.
Plant Biol (Stuttg). 2013 Jun 4. [Epub ahead of print]
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23731198

49
Soga K.
Resistance of plants to gravitational force.
J Plant Res. 2013 Jun 4. [Epub ahead of print]
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23732635

50
Iida H, Furuichi T, Nakano M, Toyota M, Sokabe M, Tatsumi H.
New candidates for mechano-sensitive channels potentially involved in gravity sensing in Arabidopsis thaliana.
Plant Biol (Stuttg). 2013 Jun 4. [Epub ahead of print]
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23731064

51
Vendrame WA, Pinares A.
Characterizing parameters of Jatropha curcas cell cultures for microgravity studies.
Adv Space Res. 2013 Jun 1;51(11):2069-74.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.asr.2012.12.019

52
Yi S, Jang HJ, Lee HS, Yu JP, Kim S, Lee J, Hur HY.
Economic value analysis of the return from the Korean astronaut program and the science culture diffusion activity in Korea.
Acta Astronaut. 2013 Jun-Jul;87:1-7.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.actaastro.2012.12.010

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Detsis B, Detsis E.
The benefits brought by space--General public versus space agencies perspectives.
Acta Astronaut. 2013 Jul-Aug;88:129-37.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.actaastro.2013.03.021

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Belz S, Ganzer B, Messerschmid E, Friedrich KA, Schmid-Staiger U.
Hybrid life support systems with integrated fuel cells and photobioreactors for a lunar base.
Aerosp Sci Technol. 2013 Jan-Feb;24(1):169-76.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ast.2011.11.004
NOTE: This article may be obtained online without charge if accessed via the Table of Contents.

Articles from recent Advances in Space Research volumes and issues reporting on plant-based life support or waste management topics are not listed here individually. Below are their source information and a link to the publisher's site:

Adv Space Res. 2012 Oct 1;50(7):932-40. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.asr.2012.05.023
Adv Space Res. 2012 Oct 1;50(7):941-51. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.asr.2012.05.025
Adv Space Res. 2012 Dec 1;50(11):1495-500. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.asr.2012.06.038
Adv Space Res. 2012 Dec 1;50(11):1501-11. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.asr.2012.07.025
Adv Space Res. 2013 Jan 1;51(1):115-23. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.asr.2012.08.003
Adv Space Res. 2013 Jan 1;51(1):124-32. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.asr.2012.09.003
Adv Space Res. 2013 Feb 1;51(3):476-82. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.asr.2012.09.025
Adv Space Res. 2013 Feb 1;51(3):483-91. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.asr.2012.09.026
Adv Space Res. 2013 Mar 1;51(5):789-96. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.asr.2012.10.003
Adv Space Res. 2013 Mar 1;51(5):812-24. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.asr.2012.10.016
Adv Space Res. 2013 Jun 1;51(11):2075-83. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.asr.2013.01.017

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