Accession Number:

AD0687893

Title:

BIOASTRONAUTICS AND THE EXPLORATION OF SPACE

Descriptive Note:

Conference Proceedings

Corporate Author:

AIR FORCE SYSTEMS COMMAND BROOKS AFB TX BROOKS AFB

Report Date:

1968-11-01

Pagination or Media Count:

637.0

Abstract:

Contents include History and tribute to aerospace medical pioneers On fundamental scientific advances resulting from the space program Some remarks on the evolution of the atmospheres and the oceans Chemical evolution and the origin of life Physics of the universe The Andean man Supersonic and hypersonic flight Life support survival in space One-man propulsion devices and their application on earth and in space Manned space stations Bioastronautics and orbiting space stations Orbital flight results Geologic orbital photography Conditions on the planet Venus The sun Empirical arguments concerning Diracs gaavitational hypothesis A strategic approach to interplanetary flight The human eye in space exploration Biodynamic environments in spaceflight Nutrition for long space voyages Space chemistry in the 1970s Bionics Planetary environmental medicine Mars Next--The Planets Importance of the use of extraterrestrial resources to the economy of space flight beyond near-earth orbit Problems in detection of extraterrestrial life Extraterrestrial biology.

Subject Categories:

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE