Accession Number : AD0651391

Title :   LECTURES IN AEROSPACE MEDICINE, 11-15 JANUARY 1960.

Corporate Author : SCHOOL OF AEROSPACE MEDICINE BROOKS AFB TEX

Report Date : 15 JAN 1960

Pagination or Media Count : 608

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.

Descriptors :   (*AEROSPACE MEDICINE, SYMPOSIA), ASTRONAUTICS, SPACE FLIGHT, SPACE ENVIRONMENTS, SPACE BIOLOGY, ASTROPHYSICS, SUN, MOON, MARS(PLANET), VENUS(PLANET), COSMIC RAYS, SPACE PROPULSION, CLOSED ECOLOGICAL SYSTEMS, SPACECRAFT CABINS, RADIOBIOLOGY, SPACE CREWS, TOXICITY, LAUNCHING SITES, PSYCHOPHYSIOLOGY, MANNED SPACECRAFT, SPACE PROBES, UPPER ATMOSPHERE

Subject Categories : Astrophysics
      Radiobiology
      Stress Physiology
      Astronautics
      Manned Spacecraft

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE