Accession Number : AD0833338

Title :   OPTIMAL BODY ORIENTATION AND POSITIONING IN LAUNCH AND RE-ENTRY G,

Corporate Author : GENERAL DYNAMICS/ASTRONAUTICS SAN DIEGO CA

Personal Author(s) : Whitlock, Coleman M., Jr

Report Date : 05 SEP 1958

Pagination or Media Count : 29

Abstract : The purpose of this paper is to assist in guiding future research on transverse G with particular reference to manned space vehicles (launch and re-entry) and emergency escape from supersonic and hypersonic vehicles. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*ACCELERATION TOLERANCE, POSTURE(PHYSIOLOGY)), LAUNCHING, MANNED SPACECRAFT, HUMAN FACTORS ENGINEERING, ATMOSPHERE ENTRY, SUPERSONIC FLIGHT, HYPERSONIC FLIGHT, AEROSPACE MEDICINE, DECELERATION, STRESS(PHYSIOLOGY), PAIN, RESPIRATION, SAFETY BELTS, POSITIONING REACTIONS.

Subject Categories : Stress Physiology
      Human Factors Engineering & Man Machine System

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE