A few small hitches - InformationWeek
IoT
IoT
Comments
A few small hitches
Oldest First  |  Newest First  |  Threaded View
EricJ421
50%
50%
EricJ421,
User Rank: Apprentice
8/2/2014 | 6:50:12 PM
A few small hitches
I hate to spoil the party, but as with every single Mars article ever written, a few things are being overlooked.  Purposefully or not.

"Astronauts Risk Blurred Vision After Months in Space"

http://articles.latimes.com/2011/sep/20/nation/la-na-blind-nasa-astronaut-20110921

"NASA Astronauts' Eyesight Damaged by Long Space Flights"

http://abcnews.go.com/Technology/space-station-astronauts-eyesight-affected-long-stays-orbit/story?id=15904338

"Trip to Mars Would Turn Astronauts Into Weaklings"

http://www.space.com/8978-trip-mars-turn-astronauts-weaklings.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed:+spaceheadlines+%28SPACE.com+Headline+Feed%29

"Well, we're blind and can't lift a finger -- but we made it!"

The problem is twofold.  The eyesight problem is fairly new (since the space station), so they're just starting to tackle that.  The muscle problem, however, has been known about for half a century and we're no close to solving it than running on a treadmill and lifting weights, and those just aren't enough.

I suggest we solve both of those first, THEN start writing "Mars Is Just Around The Corner" articles.

 


How Enterprises Are Attacking the IT Security Enterprise
How Enterprises Are Attacking the IT Security Enterprise
To learn more about what organizations are doing to tackle attacks and threats we surveyed a group of 300 IT and infosec professionals to find out what their biggest IT security challenges are and what they're doing to defend against today's threats. Download the report to see what they're saying.
Register for InformationWeek Newsletters
White Papers
Current Issue
2017 State of IT Report
In today's technology-driven world, "innovation" has become a basic expectation. IT leaders are tasked with making technical magic, improving customer experience, and boosting the bottom line -- yet often without any increase to the IT budget. How are organizations striking the balance between new initiatives and cost control? Download our report to learn about the biggest challenges and how savvy IT executives are overcoming them.
Video
Slideshows
Twitter Feed
Sponsored Live Streaming Video
Everything You've Been Told About Mobility Is Wrong
Attend this video symposium with Sean Wisdom, Global Director of Mobility Solutions, and learn about how you can harness powerful new products to mobilize your business potential.
Flash Poll