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Aeronautical Systems Division Studies In Weightlessness: 1959-1960

Report Number: WADD TR 60-715
Author: Hammer, Lois R.
Corporate Author: Aerospace Medical Laboratory
Laboratory: Aerospace Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1961-12
Pages: 101
Contract: Laboratory Research - No Contract
Project: 7184 - Human Performance in Advanced Systems
Task: 71585 - Human Engineering Design Criteria for Space Vehicle Systems
AD Number: AD0273098

Facilities and techniques used at Aeronautical Systems Division to study the effects of weightlessness are described; completed experiments and those started before January 1961 are discussed. Topics are grouped under two main headings: aerospace medical studies and aeromechanics studies. Specific problem areas and methods of experimentation are emphasized. Findings are briefly stated.

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