Lansberg, M. P.
Title A Primer of Space Medicine (Elsevier Monographs)
Binding Quality Paperbound
Book Condition Fair
Jacket Condition Near Fine
Publisher ELSEVIER 1960
Illustrator DIAGRAMS & ILLUSTRATIONS
Seller ID MLBE978
This monograph on space medicine discusses the physiological and psychological problems of space travel, laboratory experiments in duplicating space conditions, zero-gravity, cosmic radiation, the diurnal rhythm, and biological considerations in space vehicle design. Contents include the birth and growth of space medicine from aviation medicine, the specific problems of space medicine, medical aspects aboard a manned satellite/the so-called space station, medical problems during the passage from the earth to the satellite and vice versa, man's acceleration tolerance, problems in reentry, and interplanetary flight in free space. 165 pages. A fascinating collectible text from the early days of modern aeronautics. A very fine reading copy. However, for collectible purposes it is in "fair" condition. Front flyleaf has been removed. Otherwise the text itself & binding in fine condition. Dustjacket edge has slight tears.
Space travel, Space medicine, astrophysiology, astronauts, Cosmic radiation, Diurnal Rhythm