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  FOREWORD iii
1. INTRODUCTION 1
  By Robert R. Gilruth, Director, NASA Manned Spacecraft Center.  
2. SPACECRAFT AND FLIGHT PLAN FOR THE MERCURY-REDSTONE 4 FLIGHT 3
  By Jerome B. Hammack, Mercury-Redstone Project Engineer, NASA Manned Spacecraft Center  
3. RESULTS OF THE MR-4 PREFLIGHT AND POSTFLIGHT MEDICAL EXAMINATION CONDUCTED ON ASTRONAUT VIRGIL I. GRISSOM 9
  By William K. Douglas, M.D. Astronaut Flight Surgeon, NASA Manned Spaceflight Center; Carmoult B. Jackson, Jr., M.D., Life Systems Division, NASA Manned Spacecraft Center; Ashton Graybiel, M.D., USN School of Aviation Medicine, Pensacola, Fla.; George Ruff, M.D., University of Pennsylvania; Edward C. Knoblock, Ph.D., Walter Reed Army Medical Center; William S. Augerson, M.D. Life Systems Division, NASA Manned Spacecraft Center; and C. Patrick Laughlin, M.D. Life Systems Division, NASA Manned Spacecraft Center.  
4. PHYSIOLOGICAL RESPONSES OF THE ASTRONAUT IN THE MR-4 SPACE FLIGHT 15
  By C. Patrick Laughlin, M.D., Life Systems Division, NASA Manned Spacecraft Center; and William S. Augerson, M.D., Life Systems Division, NASA Manned Spacecraft Center.  
5. FLIGHT SURGEON'S REPORT FOR MERCURY-REDSTONE MISSIONS 3 AND 4 23
 By William K. Douglas, M.D., Astronaut Flight Surgeon, NASA Manned Spacecraft Center.  
6. RESULTS OF INFLIGHT PILOT PERFORMANCE STUDIES FOR THE MR-4 FLIGHT 33
  By Robert B. Voas, Ph.D., Head, Training Office, NASA Spacecraft Center; John J. Van Bockel, Training Office, NASA Manned Spacecraft Center; Raymond G. Zedekar, Training Office, NASA Manned Spacecraft Center; and Paul W. Backer, McDonnell Aircraft Corp.  
7. PILOT'S FLIGHT REPORT 47
  By Virgil I. Grissom, Astronaut, NASA Manned Spacecraft Center.