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