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ERIC Number: ED111631
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1974
Pages: 197
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Human Requirements of Flight. Aviation and Spaceflight. Aerospace Education III.
Coard, E. A.
This book, one in the series on Aerospace Education III, deals with the general nature of human physiology during space flights. Chapter 1 begins with a brief discussion of the nature of the atmosphere. Other topics examined in this chapter include respiration and circulation, principles and problems of vision, noise and vibration, and self-imposed stresses. Chapter 2 provides an account of aerospace medicine. The next two chapters are devoted to a general description of protective equipment used by fliers, pilot training, and surviving and living in space. Chapters 5 and 6 provide information on skylab and future space flights. The book is designed to be used in the Air Force ROTC program. (PB)
Publication Type: Books
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Authoring Institution: Air Univ., Maxwell AFB, AL. Junior Reserve Office Training Corps.