- Space flights have an impact on astronauts' eyes. // Optometry Today;11/25/2011, Vol. 51 Issue 23, p6
The article focuses on a study published in the journal "Ophthalmology" which found that space flights can lead to changes in the visual systems of astronauts.
- Visor fights spatial disorientation. Murray, Charles J. // Design News;9/6/93, Vol. 49 Issue 17, p117
Discusses Southwest Research Institute's (SwRI) visor for spatial disorientation. Cause and effects of spatial disorientation; Jonathan P. Jaeb as designer; Design description; Operational principle.
- Help Wanted. Morring Jr., Frank // Aviation Week & Space Technology;4/11/2011, Vol. 173 Issue 13, p34
The article focuses on Virgin Galatic, the space tourism operation of the airline industry firm Virgin Atlantic. The company's recruitment of air pilots to fly passengers on its SpaceShipTwo rocketplane to the upper atmosphere near outer space is examined. David MacKay, Virgin Galactic's test...
- There's no ER in orbit. Nowak, Rachel // New Scientist;04/29/2000, Vol. 166 Issue 2236, p4
Reports on two studies that show that attempts to help astronauts who are injured in space may put them at even greater risk. Why emergency surgery within hours of returning to Earth could prove fatal; The inadequacies of medical equipment on the space shuttle; Why concerns about emergencies in...
- Medicina espacial. Carrillo-Esper, Raúl // Cirugia y Cirujanos;nov/dic2014, Vol. 82 Issue 6, p591
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- Nutritional concerns and possible countermeasures to nutritional issues related to space flight. Cena, Hellas; Sculati, Michele; Roggi, Carla // European Journal of Nutrition;2003, Vol. 42 Issue 2, p99
Summary. The experience obtained in astronauts until now has revealed many nutritional problems during both short- and long-term missions that are still under investigation.When the manned space program evolves to the point where it involves a considerable number of people operating at great...
- 2011: A Mars odyssey. Taylor, Robert // New Scientist;09/20/97, Vol. 155 Issue 2100, p28
Focuses on risks faced by astronauts participating in the exploration of Mars. Exposure to huge doses of high energy protons that can kill unprotected astronauts within hours; Problem of predicting how nasty cosmic radiation might be; Bone loss and other physiological changes in astronauts...
- Prediction of alterations in cardiac functions (ECG data) in the course of the permanent monitoring of cosmonauts starting from selection until return to earth after short space flights. Kotovskaya, A.; Koloteva, M.; Luk'yanuk, V.; Stepanova, G.; Filatova, L.; Builov, S.; Zhernavkov, A.; Kondratuk, L. // Human Physiology;Dec2010, Vol. 36 Issue 7, p871
nalysis of alterations in the cardiac activity on the basis of electrocardiographic (ECG) findings in 29 cosmonauts of flight and ground professions aged from 29 to 61 years after 34 short (8-30 days) space flights (SFs) between 1982 and 2006 has been carried out. The ECG data at the stage of...
- The Psychology of a Voyage to Mars. HILLS, ADELMA M. // Issues;Mar2014, Issue 106, p23
The article examines the challenges related to a crewed mission to Mars and back which is expected to happen before the middle of the 21st century. It states that the journey to Mars is similar to the first ocean travel wherein people ventured into the unknown and away from anything that will...