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SICKNESS. By sickness is understood any affection of the body which deprives it temporarily of the power to fulfill its usual functions.
     2. Sickness is either such as affects the body generally, or only some parts of it. Of the former class, a fever is an example; of the latter, blindness. When a process has been issued against an individual for his arrest, the sheriff or other officer is authorized, after he has arrested him, if he be so dangerously sick, that to remove him would endanger his life or health, to let him remain where he found him, and to return the facts at large, or simply languidus. (q.v.)

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It includes the chance to smell the Moon, sample the weightlessness of a Moon walk, experience G-force and even space sickness.
Glenn, who is retiring as a Democratic senator from Ohio, said he'd been concerned about space sickness, which many astronauts experience while aloft, so he took precautions during liftoff.
For a start, half of astronauts suffer from space sickness.

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