Life Sciences and Space Research

Life Sciences and Space Research

Since mismatch of visual and vestibular information is thought to contribute to
motion sickness in space, a special training on a sled device combining Y-axis
linear acceleration combined with conflicting optokinetic stimulation will
complement ...

Author: R. Holmquist

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 9781483149097

Category: Science

Page: 316

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Life Sciences and Space Research, Volume XVII contains the proceedings of the Open Meeting of the Working Group on Space Biology of the Twenty-first Plenary Meeting of COSPAR, held in Innsbruck, Austria, from May 29 to June 10, 1978 and of the Symposium on Gravitational Physiology which also took place in Innsbruck, Austria, on June 2 and 3, 1978. The papers review the results of research in the life sciences with respect to space biology, including chemical data returned from the Viking Lander experiments. The engineering design of biologically closed ecological systems suitable for very long term space flight or space colonies is also described. This volume is comprised of 41 chapters and begins with a discussion on closed regenerative life support systems for space travel and their implications for ecological science. Subsequent chapters examine closed ecology in space from a bioengineering perspective; technology requirements for nonterrestrial ecosystems; carbon suboxide polymer as an explanation for the wave of darkening observed on Mars; and volcanism and soil mercury on Mars, along with their consequences for terrestrial microorganisms. The next sections focus on the biology of extreme environments such as Central Antarctica, radiation biology in space, and gravitational physiology in relation to humans and animals. This book will be of interest to space scientists, space biologists, and those engaged in the life sciences, space research, molecular biophysics, biochemistry, and physiology.
Categories: Science

Animals in Space

Animals in Space

For other restraint-testing there was also a device known as the Bopper, which
was essentially a small sled on a short track. The Bopper was propelled by huge
bungee cords that would be wound back by the test team, like a slingshot, and ...

Author: Colin Burgess

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9780387496788

Category: Science

Page: 406

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This book is as a detailed, but highly readable and balanced account of the history of animal space flights carried out by all nations, but principally the United States and the Soviet Union. It explores the ways in which animal high-altitude and space flight research impacted on space flight biomedicine and technology, and how the results - both successful and disappointing - allowed human beings to then undertake that same hazardous journey with far greater understanding and confidence. This complete and authoritative book will undoubtedly become the ultimate authority on animal space flights.
Categories: Science

The Space Between Trees

The Space Between Trees

IfI listen hard, I can hear the sound of his sled runners on the ground, and I can
walk along at his pace, both of us working our way around the edge of the
neighborhood, him through the trees, me on the side- walk. When I get to a house
where ...

Author: Katie Williams

Publisher: Chronicle Books

ISBN: 9780811878623

Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 280

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Not your everyday coming-of-age novel. This story was supposed to be about Evie—how she hasn't made a friend in years, how she tends to stretch the truth (especially about her so-called relationship with college drop-out Jonah Luks), and how she finally comes into her own once she learns to just be herself—but it isn't. Because when her classmate Elizabeth "Zabet" McCabe's murdered body is found in the woods, everything changes—and Evie's life is never the same again.
Categories: Young Adult Fiction

A Low cutting Sled Corn Cutter

A Low cutting Sled Corn Cutter

... and will thus prevent the sled's running in the center of the space between the
corn rows . The bolts should be inserted from the bottom of the runner and the
head driven into the counterbores so that the square shoulders seat solidly in the
 ...

Author: O. K. Hedden

Publisher:

ISBN: UVA:X030353876

Category: Corn

Page: 10

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The sled cutter costs little to make, and is easily constructed and operated. Two men operating a sled cutter should be able to cut about as much corn in a day as a one-row binder, and to obtain 1,600 and 2,000 pounds more fodder per acre than the standard binder.
Categories: Corn

Biological and Medical Research in Space

Biological and Medical Research in Space

4.2.1.3 Perceptive Studies After the SpaceSled had been removed from the
Spacelab-1 mission, a floatable seat (Body Restraint System, BRS) was used to
perform rectilinear accelerations in response to metronome beats. All
accelerations ...

Author: David Moore

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9783642610998

Category: Science

Page: 569

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Life Science studies in space were initially driven by the need to explore how man could survive spaceflight conditions; the effects of being launched un der high accelerations, exposed to weightlessness and radiation for different periods of time, and returned to Earth in safety. In order to substantiate the detailed knowledge of potentially adverse effects, many model experiments were launched using organisms which ranged from bacteria, plants, inverte brates, rodents and primates through to man. Although no immediate life threatening effects were found, these experiments can be considered today as the precursors to life science research in space. Many unexplained effects on these life forms were attributed to the condition of weightlessness. Most of them were poorly recorded, poorly published, or left simply with anecdotal information. Only with the advent of Skylab, and later Spacelab, did the idea emerge, and indeed the infrastructure permit, weightlessness to be considered as an ex tended tool for research into some fundamental mechanisms or processes as sociated with the effect of gravity on organisms at all levels. The initial hy pothesis to extrapolate from hypergravity through 1 x g to near 0 x g effects could no longer be retained, since many of the experiment results were seen to contradict the models or theories in the current textbooks of biology and physiology. The past decade has been dedicated primarily to exploratory research.
Categories: Science

Textbook of Psychology Psychology Revivals

Textbook of Psychology  Psychology Revivals

The problem of astronauts and aliens is classic.2 Five astronauts and five aliens
on one side of Mars want to cross to the other side. They have a space sled with
a capacity of five. Unfortunately, if ever there are more aliens than astronauts in ...

Author: D.O. Hebb

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 9781317819745

Category: Psychology

Page: 384

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Donald Hebb was one of the most influential psychologists of the 20th century and the first version of this textbook was written in 1958. This 4th edition, co-authored with Donderi, was originally published in 1987 and the object of the book was to introduce the student to the scientific study of the human mind and behaviour. The authors’ concern was with scientific psychology and fundamental principles. They felt this understanding was the best preparation to following future developments in psychological knowledge and to understand the changes in how that knowledge was applied. Although psychology has developed in many directions since its publication, much of the information in this book is still relevant today.
Categories: Psychology

The Eternal Lover and Other Tales

The Eternal Lover and Other Tales

Let a known Russian agent get away with our top secret ion engine space sled!
He'll contact that Russian craft trailing us!” the colonel fumed. “Colonel, see those
TV screens above us? The picture of the departure of Lieutenant Commander ...

Author: C. E. Albertson

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 9780595186792

Category: Fiction

Page: 165

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This collection contains short stories of vampires, science fiction, fantasy, horror, whimsy, plus some terrible poetry at no extra cost. Animal tales, fairy tales, ideal reading on plane or rail, or to take to your doctor's waiting room.
Categories: Fiction

United States Civilian Space Programs 1958 1978

United States Civilian Space Programs  1958 1978

Space Sled . — ESA is developing a Space Sled Vestibular Facility for use on
Spacelab life sciences missions to study space sickness and the effects of linear
acceleration on human subjects under conditions of weightlessness . The Space
 ...

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: UCAL:B4265497

Category: Astronautics

Page: 381

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Categories: Astronautics

World wide Space Activities

World wide Space Activities

Space Sled . — The Space Sled is a piece of experimental equipment for
Spacelab which is designed to study the vestibular function in man and animals (
a function associated with the sense of equilibrium ) and its relationship to ...

Author: Library of Congress. Science Policy Research Division

Publisher:

ISBN: UCR:31210014749400

Category: Astronautics

Page: 607

View: 394

Categories: Astronautics

Space a Developing Role for Europe

Space  a Developing Role for Europe

18th European Space Symposium American Astronautical Society Leonard
James Carter, Peter M. Bainum ... The current status of these facilities ( namely ,
the Space Sled , Biorack , Anthrorack and the Botany Facility of Eureca ) are the ...

Author: American Astronautical Society

Publisher: Amer Astronautical Society

ISBN: STANFORD:36105030369768

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 268

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Categories: Business & Economics

Space a Developing Role for Europe

Space  a Developing Role for Europe

18th European Space Symposium Peter M. Bainum, Leonard James Carter. AAS
83 - 501 ... The current status of these facilities ( namely , the Space Sled ,
Biorack , Anthrorack and the Botany Facility of Eureca ) are the subject of this
paper .

Author: Peter M. Bainum

Publisher:

ISBN: 0877031932

Category: Astronautics

Page: 268

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Categories: Astronautics

Spaceflight

Spaceflight

NASA 06 55 REDUCED - WEIGHT SHUTTLE TANK SPACE SLED
EXPERIMENTS The Marshall Space Flight Center plans to reduce the weight of
the Space Shuttle's external propellant tank by 6,000 lb. ( 2,722 kg ) . This
change promises to ...

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: UCSD:31822015383490

Category: Astronautics

Page:

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Categories: Astronautics

Aviation Week Space Technology

Aviation Week   Space Technology

Costs Peril Spacelab Sled Experiment Paris - Vastly increased cost estimates for
the space sled system , which is designed to study the cause of space sickness ,
may force the European Space Agency to drop the system from Spacelab ' s first
 ...

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015011995225

Category: Aeronautics

Page:

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Includes a mid-December issue called Buyer guide edition.
Categories: Aeronautics

Three Decades to a Space Shuttle

Three Decades to a Space Shuttle

Future space astronauts would experience these same forces. The sled was
nothing more than a seat mounted upon a 1,500-pound aluminum frame, looking
like a flat railcar. It was propelled by four 1000-pound thrust rocket engines
located ...

Author: D. M. Wylie

Publisher: Trafford Publishing

ISBN: 9781412038638

Category:

Page: 201

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Three Decades to a Space Shuttle is the story of the evolution of space flight beginning with "G" force experiments in 1947 at Edwards Air Force Base. Visionary concepts followed in 1951 and an evolutionary progression to space flight eventually led to the first shuttle flight in 1981, three decades later. The expertise of the American engineering and scientific community is examined which chronologically forged new technology. Columbia's first flight in 1981 was the culmination of a series of evolutionary steps, one at a time, over thirty years. The justifications of major budget allocations are shown and the resulting benefits to world populations are discussed. The space program and Government financing of private industry led to economical stability and brought our technical and scientific capability to a level not thought possible thirty years ago. Joint cooperation between American industry and government combined with foreign competition has enhanced world business and trade. A study of the past shows us what our possibilities can be in the future and what new frontiers we may experience.
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Twenty Years of European Cooperation in Space 64 84

Twenty Years of European Cooperation in Space   64  84

An ESA Report European Space Agency Norman Longdon, T. D. Guyenne ...
THE SPACE SLED The Space Sled on which work started in the late 70's , is a
facility that carries experiment hardware for life science investigations aboard ...

Author: European Space Agency

Publisher:

ISBN: IND:30000093784407

Category: Astronautics

Page: 259

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Categories: Astronautics

Space Dogs

Space Dogs

A rocket sled was used to train the dogs for this experience. It tested the physical
effects of extreme acceleration and deceleration. Let's look in on veteran space
dog, Albina on a rocket sled ride. Fluffy white Albina is suited up in all of her flight
 ...

Author: Chris Dubbs

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 9780595267354

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 108

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Back when scientists knew nothing about space travel, back when rockets were new, a group of Russian cosmonauts rode rockets to the edge of space and into earth orbit. These pioneer space travelers were dogs, space dogs of the Soviet space program.For 15 years, space dogs occupied the world stage, blazing trails as the first astronauts.Their flights taught scientists how living beings reacted to rocket travel and tested the equipment that would be used for human space flight. The age of the space dog extended from the first launch in 1951 until the final, record-breaking dog flight in 1966. Some dogs won world-wide fame. Most of them, however, worked-and died-in obscurity. They were all pioneers of space travel. And no one has ever told their story. Until now.Space Dogs dramatizes the training of the dogs, the harrowing early flights, the tragic accidents, the fame that came to the program after the launch of Laika in Sputnik 2, and the final flights leading up to the first manned flight.Space Dogs includes never-before-published photos from the archives of Novosti, the Russian News Agency.
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction

The Challenge

The Challenge

She also is in charge of Space sleds. These are new pieces of equipment to me.
They are not steam powered, nuclear powered, or solar powered. Instead, they
run on combustible fuel. The fuel cartridges are interchangeable, and when one
is ...

Author: Tom Rothschild

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 9781465323217

Category: Fiction

Page: 274

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This futuristic science fiction by Tom Rothschild; picks up where The Neptune Expedition left off. The novels narrator is again a crewman aboard a space craft which has a mission with a shroud of secrecy around it. All, the narrator can determine is, there is definitely a military urgency to it, as four of his five, fellow crew members are expertly trained in combat skills. Also, instead of mining equipment, their vessel is loaded with weapons and explosives. As he is trained to be a part of this combat squad, their true reason for being adrift in Space is revealed to him. What happens next is the result of two opposing forces coming into contact with each other, as each rises to The Challenge.
Categories: Fiction

Journal of the British Interplanetary Society

Journal of the British Interplanetary Society

State of Development Major Facilities Are : Name of Use Facility Space Sled
vestibular research Biorack cell and molecular biology , radiobiology , exobiology
Anthrorack human physiology e . g . cardiovascular , metabolic , sensorimotor ...

Author: British Interplanetary Society

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015029634873

Category: Astronautics

Page:

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Bound with vol. 1- , 1934- , is the Society's annual report and list of members, 1934- .
Categories: Astronautics

Life Sciences and Space Research XXI 1

Life Sciences and Space Research XXI 1

The Spacelab associated life sciences multi - user facilities provided by ESA are
shortly described below : Space Sled . The ESA Space Sled will promote
scientific investigatition of the effects of space environment on the human
organism .

Author: COSPAR. Plenary Meeting

Publisher: Pergamon Press

ISBN: STANFORD:36105030595115

Category: Radiation

Page: 290

View: 329

Categories: Radiation

Folding Stories

Folding Stories

space. sled ! ” he. shouts . Jerome climbs out of the cardboard space shuttle to
make repairs before the evil space invaders can capture him and turn his blood
into frosty strawberry slush . He sticks his index fingers into the space shuttle like
 ...

Author: Christine Petrell Kallevig

Publisher:

ISBN: IND:30000027310386

Category: Art

Page: 93

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9 original stories illustrated by 9 original origami models.
Categories: Art