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With a series of discourses on predictable space flight considerations, the contributors present the multiple problems involved in space travel high energy radiation, the gaseous requirements for man's environment, food requirements, acceleration, weightlessness, the subgravity state, sensory and perceptual problems, isolation, disorientation, and physiologic rhythms.
The coverage of these topics is complete, running from historical to conjectural. The authors are expert in their separate fields and have been actively engaged in many of the investigations cited. The charts, illustrations, and diagrams are pertinent. The writers and publisher have both successfully resisted the temptation to lace this book with the glamorous
Physiological Problems in Space Exploration.. Ann Intern Med. 1964;61:601. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-61-3-601_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1964;61(3):601.
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