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Author Name    Lansberg, M. P.

Title   A Primer of Space Medicine (Elsevier Monographs)

Binding   Quality Paperbound

Book Condition   Fair

Jacket Condition   Near Fine

Type   MEDICAL

Edition   First

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

Price = 30.00 USD


     

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