Accession Number:

AD0651391

Title:

LECTURES IN AEROSPACE MEDICINE, 11-15 JANUARY 1960

Descriptive Note:

Technical Report

Corporate Author:

SCHOOL OF AEROSPACE MEDICINE BROOKS AFB TX BROOKS AFB United States

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1960-01-15

Pagination or Media Count:

623.0

Abstract:

Contents Biophysics of the space environment The upper atmosphere as observed with rockets and satellites Celestial bodies - the sun, planetary ecology Astrobiology, Moon, Mars, Venus Radiation in space Propulsion systems Space flight dynamics--increased G, zero G Cabin atmospheres--metabolic requirements, physical and chemical control Space logistics--food, water, waste, biosynthetic gas exchanges Toxicity of chemicals Medical problems at launch sites Psycho-physiological problems of manned space vehicles Emergency and escape procedures Present and future personal equipment Selection and training of space crews Research programs--biosatellites, the lunar colony, future problems.

Subject Categories:

  • Astrophysics
  • Radiobiology
  • Stress Physiology
  • Astronautics
  • Manned Spacecraft

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE