Accession Number : AD0670468
Title : PILOT PERFORMANCE AND TOLERANCE STUDIES OF ORBITAL RE-ENTRY ACCELERATION.
Descriptive Note : Letter rept.,
Corporate Author : NAVAL AIR DEVELOPMENT CENTER JOHNSVILLE PA AVIATION MEDICAL ACCELERATION LAB
Personal Author(s) : Shepler,Herbert G.
Report Date : 19 SEP 1958
Pagination or Media Count : 9
Abstract : The report concerns a preliminary study of human tolerance to the re-entry accelerations expected in zero lift vehicles. The study was undertaken to ascertain whether a human subject could tolerate orbital re-entry acceleration patterns associated with the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA) manned space capsule. (Author)
Descriptors : (*ACCELERATION TOLERANCE, PILOTS), PERFORMANCE(HUMAN), ATMOSPHERE ENTRY, AEROSPACE MEDICINE, VERTIGO, LIFT, OSCILLATION, ASTRONAUTS
Subject Categories : Stress Physiology
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE