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Survival in space : medical problems of manned spaceflight

Author: Richard Harding
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 1989.
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The first book to provide a serious and successful attempt at bringing the technical medical problems of space travel to a general audience.

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Harding, Richard (Richard M.).
Survival in space.
London ; New York : Routledge, 1989
(OCoLC)551493844
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Harding
ISBN: 0415002532 9780415002530
OCLC Number: 18744945
Notes: Includes indexes.
Description: xix, 227 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: List of Illustrations; Preface; Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; A Note about Units; Part 1 Introduction: 1. The Nature of Space; 2. The Manned Spaceflight Programmes; Part 2 Putting Man Into Space: 3. Pressure and Density; 4. Increased Accelerations; 5. Radiation and Micrometeoroids; 6. Temperature and Humidity; 7. Nutrition, Waste, and Personal Hygiene; 8. Dressing for Space and Mobility; 9. Health Care; 10. Selection and Training; Part 3 Keeping Man in Space: 11. Decreased Accelerations: Microgravity; 12. The Psychology of Spaceflight, Women in Space, and Spacecraft Habitability; 13. The Future; Bibliography; Glossary; Index.
Responsibility: Richard Harding.

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