Accession Number : AD0821339

Title :   THE APPLICATION OF OPTICAL SCIENCE TO VISUAL RESEARCH IN SPACE.

Descriptive Note : Technical operating rept.,

Corporate Author : AEROSPACE CORP EL SEGUNDO CA EL SEGUNDO TECHNICAL OPERATIONS

Personal Author(s) : Konopken, Seymour

Report Date : OCT 1965

Pagination or Media Count : 77

Abstract : Contents: Part I--Visual problems in space, Nature of the Problem, General Description, The Visual Display, General Configuration, Visual Capabilities to Recognize Detail, Selection of Magnification for Viewing, Image Presentation, Eye Relief, Field of View, Attitude Control, Docking, Detection, Discrimination, Value Judgments, Visual Display for Lunar Landing, Scene to be Viewed, Geometric Considerations Image Quality, Personnel Selection and Training, Target Detection, and Optical Illusion Under Acceleration; Part II--Innovations in Visual Research, Visibility Studies, Modulation Transfer Function, New Techniques of Image Presentation, and Application of Automatic Control Theory.

Descriptors :   *SPACE BIOLOGY), (*VISUAL PERCEPTION, DETECTION, VISIBILITY, VISUAL ACUITY, ILLUSIONS, PHOTOGRAPHS, PHOTOINTERPRETATION, INTENSITY, PHOTOGRAPHIC IMAGES, PERFORMANCE(HUMAN), AUTOMATIC, CONTROL SYSTEMS, FEEDBACK, SPACE FLIGHT, SELECTION, TRAINING, OPTICS, INSTRUMENTATION, DISPLAY SYSTEMS, TARGET RECOGNITION, LANDING, ATTITUDE CONTROL SYSTEMS, SPACECRAFT DOCKING, RENDEZVOUS TRAJECTORIES, IMAGES, TARGET ACQUISITION, GEOMETRIC FORMS.

Subject Categories : Anatomy and Physiology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE