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Human Factors of Remote Handling in Advanced Systems Symposium, 18-19 April 1961

Report Number: ASD TR 61-430
Author: Braman, Heather R.
Corporate Author: Aerospace Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1961-09
Pages: 199
Project: 7184
Task: 71586
AD Number: AD0268656

This report compiles the papers presented at the Human Factors of Remote Handling in Advanced Systems Symposium, sponsored by the Aerospace Medical Laboratory in April 1961. Human factors in remote handling as viewed by the psychologist and the engineer are discussed. Problems of operator selection and training are presented and manned and unmanned ground support equipment for nuclear-powered aircraft are reviewed. Space environmental constraints on extra-vehicular space operations are assessed. A representative remote-handling system for space operations is described and a 3-dimensional color television system for remote handling is analyzed and evaluated. Human factors in design of remote-handling equipment are discussed.

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