Il ruolo del colore nel progetto di un modulo abitativo per la Stazione Spaziale Internazionale


  • Chiara Burattini Dip. DIAEE, “Sapienza” Università di Roma
  • Franco Gugliermetti Dip. DIAEE, “Sapienza” Università di Roma
  • Mario Marchetti Dip. DIAEE, “Sapienza” Università di Roma
  • Fabio Bisegna Dip. DIAEE, “Sapienza” Università di Roma


Color, lighting, visual perception, digital, design


Il ruolo del colore nel progetto di un modulo abitativo per la Stazione Spaziale Internazionale [...]


M.D.Griffin,J.R.French,“SpaceVehicleDesign”,AIAA Education Series, 2004.

J. R. Lackner, P. DiZio, “Human orientation and movement control in weightless and artificial gravity environments”, Exp Brain Res (2000), 130, p. 2 - 26.

G. Clément, A. Pavy-Le Traon, “Centrifugation as a countermeasure during actual and simulated microgravity: a review”, Eur J Appl Phisiol (2004), 92, p. 235 - 248.

M. F. Resche, L. N. Kornilova, D. L. Harm, J. J. Bloomberg, W. H. Paloski, “Neurosensory and sensory- motor function, Space Biology and Medicine (1996), vol. 3 Humans in Spaceflight.

C. M. Oman, “Human visual orientation in weightlessness”, York Conference 2001.

J. B. F. van Erp, H. A. H. C. van Veen, M. Ruijsendaal, “More than a feeling: bringing touch into astronauts’ spatial orientation”, Microgravity sci. technol. (2007), XIX - 5/6, p. 108 - 112.

C. M. Oman, W. L. Shebilske, J. T. Richards, T. C. Tubré, A. C. Beall, A. Natapoff, “Three dimensional spatial memory and learning in real and virtual environments”, Spatial Cognition and Computation (2000), 2, p. 355 - 372.

L. Hermer, E. Spelke, “Modularity and development: the case of spatial reorientation”, Cognition (1996), 61, p. 195 - 232.

D. M. Kelly, W. F. Bischof, “Reorienting in images of a three-dimensional environment”, Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance (2005), 31, 6, p. 1391 - 1403.

B. R. Sturz, D.M. Kelly, “Environment size and the use of feature and geometric cues for reorientation”, Acta Psycologica (2013), 142, p. 251 - 258.

H. Aoki, R. Ohno, T. Yamaguchi, “The effect of the configuration and the interior design of a virtual weightless space station on human spatial orientation”, Acta Astronautica (2005), 56, p. 1005 - 1016.

A. A. Harrison, Y. A. Clearwater, C. P. McKay, “The human experience in Antartica: application to life in Space”, Behavioral Science (1989), 34:4, p. 253 -271.

K. Binsted, R. L. Kobrick, M. Ò Griofa, S. Bishop, J. Lapierre, “Human factor research as a part, of a Mars exploration analogue mission on Devon Island”, Planetary and Space Science (2010), 58, p. 994 - 1006.

D. Manzey, “Human mission to Mars: new psychological challenges and research issues”, Acta Astronautica (2004), 55, p. 781 - 790.

R. Peldsuz, H. Dalke, S. Pretlove, C. Welch, “The

perfect boring situation - in view of designing onboard countermeasures to monotony & isolation during transfer stages of extended exploration missions”, 62nd International Astronautical Congress (2011), E5.1.5.

N. Kanas, “Psychosocial issue affecting crews during long-duration space missions”, Acta Astronautica (1998), 42, p. 339 - 361.

G. G. De La Torre, B. van Baarsen, F. Ferlazzo, N. Kanas, K. Weiss, S. Schneider, I. Whiteley, “Future perspectives on space psychology: Recommendations on psychosocial and neurobehavioural aspects of human spaceflight”, Acta Astronautica (2012), 81, p. 587 - 599.

E. Özt rk, S. Yilmazer, S. E. Ural, “The effects of Achromatic and Chromatic Color Schemes on Participant’s Task Performance in and Apparaisals of an Office Environment”, Color Research and Application (2012), 37, p. 359 - 366.

R. Kumi, C. M. Conway, M. Limayem, S. Goyal, “Learning in Color: How Color and Affect Influence Learning Outcomes”, IEEE Transaction on professional communication (2013), 56, p. 2 - 14.

G. H. Kitmacher, “Design of the Space Station Habitable Modules”, 53rd International Astronautical Congress (2002), p. 1 - 17.

S. Mohanty, J. Jørgensen, M. Nystr m, “Psychological Factors Associated with Habitat Design for Planetary Mission Simulators”, AIAA 2006-7345, p. 1 - 12.

W. D. Compton, C. D. Benson, “Living and working in Space: a History of Skylab”, Scientific and Technical Information Branch NASA (1983).

B. J. Bluth, M. Helppie, “Soviet Space Stations As Analogs”, Nasa Grant Nagw-659 (1987).

I. L. Schlacht, H. Birke, “Space design. Visual interface of space habitats”, Pers Ubiquit Comput (2011), 15, p. 497 - 509.

NASA, “International Space Station Program. International Space Station Color Scheme”, SSP50008 Revision C (2011).

R. G. Coss, Y. A. Clearwater, C. G. Barbour, S. R. Towers, “Functional Decor in The International Space Station: Body Orientation Cues and Picture Perception”, NASA Technical Memorandum 102242 (1989).

J. Wise, “The Quantitative Modelling of Human Spatial Habitability”, NASA Contractor Report 17750 (1988).

S. H uplik-Meusburger, “My Home is my Spaceship. An Investigation of Extra-Terrestrial Architecture form a Human Perspective”, 40th International Conference on Environmental System, AIAA (2010).

M. M. Cohen, “Space Habitat Design Integration Issue”, 28th International Conference on Environmental System (1998).

NASA, “Human Integration Design Handbook”, SP- 2010-3407 20546-0001 (2010).

C. Burattini, F. Gugliermetti, F. Bisegna, M. Marchetti, “A new conceptual design approach for habitative space modules”, Acta Astronautica, vol. 97, 2014.

I. L. Schlacht, M. R tting, M. Masali, M. Micheletti Cremasco, A. Ono, “Space station visual design for the astronauts reliability”, 60th International Astronautical Congress (2009), IAC-09.B3.2.9.

I. L. Schlacht, S. Brambillasca, H. Birke, “Color Perception in Microgravity Conditions: The Results of CROMOS Parabolic Flight Experiment”, Microgravity Sci. Technol. (2009), 21, p. 21 - 30.

G. Bertagna, A. Bottoli, “Colori, segni, convenzioni e daltonici”, Cultura e Scienza del Colore – Color Culture and Science (2014), 01, p. 13 - 15.




How to Cite

Burattini, C., Gugliermetti, F., Marchetti, M. and Bisegna, F. (2015) “Il ruolo del colore nel progetto di un modulo abitativo per la Stazione Spaziale Internazionale”, Cultura e Scienza del Colore - Color Culture and Science, 3, pp. 12–17. Available at: (Accessed: 11 August 2022).