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Session Title: Design Approaches for Lunar and Martian Space Architecture: Negotiating Universal Design with Customization and Personalization
Primary Organizer/Contact: Melodie Yashar
Session ID#: 456637
Session Description: This panel will discuss the dichotomy posed between design engineering workflows emphasizing universal design, with contrasting possibilities for personalization and customability in the design of space habitats, interiors, spacesuits, and hardware. The panel will explore underlying differences between the two approaches in addition to their application within professional practice, including ongoing research in human habitability, Earth-bound analogs, and future missions to the Moon and Mars.
Session Date & Time: October 23, 2023 from 3:00 PM to 3:45 PM