Japanese engineers are planning to build a space base with artificial gravity, which will be fully operational in 20 seconds.
The representatives of Kyoto University and the Kajima Corporation have announced cooperation, together they will study the concept of a rotating moon base: how real it is and how it will help the Mars colonizers.
Professor Yosuke Yamasiki of Kyoto University and Takuya Ono, head of architectural design at the Kansai branch of the Kajima Construction, shared a video showing a project of "the object of artificial gravity" for life on the Moon and Mars.
The structure will be designed to simulate Earth conditions using centrifugal force to recreate gravity. The rotating structure will be fully rotated every 20 seconds.
The concept itself is similar to that of O'Neill or Island III, except that the base stands and rotates side by side and narrows down to the bottom. The crow is supported by a large laminated structure that expands at the base to distribute the weight of an object over a larger surface area. There is a track around the basic structure showing a speed train responsible for transporting from the crow to the moon surface or between points inside.
The effects of microgravity on human physiology are well documented. Through many experiments, scientists have established that cosmonauts suffer from loss of muscle mass and dissipation of bones. Recent studies have also shown that researchers suffer from bone-mass problems for life. Microgravity also affects the functioning of the cardiovascular system, organ functions, eyesight, gene expression and mental health.