SpaceWorks Serves on Panel in Support of Upcoming “Passengers” Movie

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Dr. John Bradford, SpaceWorks’ President and COO, is featured in the following Sony Press Release regarding the new Passengers movie. Dr. Bradford is the technical lead for SpaceWorks research on torpor-enabled transfer habitats for human exploration of space. SONY PICTURES ENTERTAINMENT EXPLORES THE REAL-LIFE SCIENCE OF “PASSENGERS” CULVER CITY, Calif., December 7, 2016 – In anticipation […]

SpaceWorks Releases Update to Human Stasis Research at 2016 International Astronautical Congress

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Atlanta, September 29, 2016. SpaceWorks Enterprises, Inc. (SEI) is pleased to release an update to its research into a human stasis approach at the 2016 International Astronautical Congress (IAC) in Guadalajara, Mexico. The concept involves placing the crew of a Mars mission into a prolonged hypothermic state during the in-space transit phases, both Mars-outbound and […]

A Feasible, Near-Term Approach to Human Stasis for Long-Duration Deep Space Missions

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Author: Mark Schaffer, John E. Bradford, PhD., Doug Talk, M.D. Published: 30 September 2016 Paper (PDF)   Author: Mark Schaffer, John E. Bradford, PhD., Doug Talk, M.D. Published: 30 September 2016 Presentation (PDF) Abstract Recent medical progress is quickly advancing our ability to induce torpor, a deep sleep hibernation-like state, in humans for extended periods of time. The […]

Advancing Torpor Inducing Transfer Habitats for Human Stasis to Mars

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Author: John E. Bradford, PhD. Published: 24 August 2016 Presentation (PDF)   Abstract Recent medical progress is quickly advancing our ability to induce torpor, a deep sleep hibernation-like state, in humans for extended periods of time. The authors propose to place crew and passengers in a prolonged hypothermic state during space-mission transit phases (outbound and Earth-return) to […]

SpaceWorks Releases Findings for 100-Person Mars Transfer Vehicle Using Torpor Inducing Habitats

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Atlanta, October 16, 2015 – SpaceWorks Enterprises, Inc. (SEI) is pleased to release its recent findings evaluating the potential of its torpor-technology to enable sending an unprecedented number of passengers on a mission to Mars. The objective of this work was to develop an engineering design for a 100-crew settlement-class in-space habitat that leverages our […]