History of Research in Space Biology and Biodynamics
 
 
- TABLE OF CONTENTS -
 
 
 
 
FOREWORD.
 
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS.
 
ILLUSTRATIONS.
 
 

- PART I -
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THE BEGINNINGS OF RESEARCH IN SPACE BIOLOGY AT THE AIR FORCE MISSILE DEVELOPMENT CENTER, 1946-1952 (issued January 1958).
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- PART II -
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MAJOR ACHIEVEMENTS IN SPACE BIOLOGY AT THE AIR FORCE MISSILE DEVELOPMENT CENTER, 1953-1957 (issued March 1958).

1. Important Technological Developments.
2. Achievements in Cosmic Radiation Studies.
3. Project Man-High.
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- PART III -
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HISTORY OF RESEARCH IN SUBGRAVITY AND ZERO-G AT THE AIR FORCE MISSILE DEVELOPMENT CENTER, 1948-1958 (issued May 1958).

- Later Subgravity Studies at Holloman, 1954-1958.
- The Present Outlook for Experimentation in Subgravity Conditions.
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MAJOR ACHIEVEMENTS IN BIODYNAMICS: ESCAPE PHYSIOLOGY AT THE AIR FORCE MISSILE DEVELOPMENT CENTER, 1953-1958 (issued June 1958).

- Deceleration and Windblast Experiments on the Holloman Track.
- Specialized Windblast Studies, 1955-1958.
- Other Work on the Escape Problem.
- Seats and Capsules: Conflicting Views of Escape.
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RESEARCH ACCOMPLISHMENTS IN BIODYNAMCS: DECELERATION AND IMPACT AT THE AIR FORCE MISSILE DEVELOPMENT CENTER, 1955-1958 (issued October 1958).

- Aircraft Crash Forces.
- Later Deceleration Studies on the High-Speed Track.
- Other Research Related to G-Forces Anticipated in Space Flight.
- Tolerance to Impact Forces (Task 78503); Research on the Daisy Track and Related Test Facilities.
- Tolerance to Total Pressure Change: Task 78504.
- Automotive Crash Forces.
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- PART VI -
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ADMINISTRATIVE HISTORY OF THE AEROMEDICAL FIELD LABORATORY AT THE AIR FORCE MISSILE DEVELOPMENT CENTER, 1951-1958 (issued July 1958).

- The Laboratory Mission and the Project Workload, 1954-1958.
- Administrative Organization and Resources.
 
GLOSSARY.
 
 

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