How to Design a Professional Extreme Environment From the Human Point of Well-Being 2003-01-2573
“Man is the measure of all things” Protagoras (c. 490-420 BC)
Today, space programmes all over the world face budget cuts. Interdisciplinary understanding and gaining the general public's trust is crucial for a broader understanding of space programmes potential and necessity, thereby securing funding for future projects.
We argue that one way of doing this is to “reinstate” the human as the measure of things on all levels. Space technology has explored the limits for adjusting humans to technological environments – what can be achieved by turning the table and adjusting the technological environment to humans' demands instead?