esa BR-21
Helmut Hinghofer-Szalkay, University Graz, Austria
Gravity & Biological Systems
Emphasis on Human Physiology
ISSN 0250-1589 - 26pp.


G-relevance of biological systems (Introduction - Visual, vestibular, and kinesthetic judgements - Effects on muscles, bones, and joints - The cardiovascular system under varying g-stress - Blood, and other body fluids - How regulatory systems are involved)

Previous experiences on-ground and in-flight (Micro-g simulations, and their limit.ations - Real weightlessness - Some remarks on problems and restrictions)

European concepts (Potential ESA life sciences programme , emphasis on human physiology - Former proposals - The Anthrorack concept

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