Fundamentals of Space Medicine / Edition 2

Fundamentals of Space Medicine / Edition 2

by Gilles Clement
     
 

This book details the findings from life science experiments conducted during and after space missions. It looks at the future of human space flight and what comes next, especially in the areas of planetary exploration and space tourism.See more details below

Overview

This book details the findings from life science experiments conducted during and after space missions. It looks at the future of human space flight and what comes next, especially in the areas of planetary exploration and space tourism.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781441999047
Publisher:
Springer New York
Publication date:
07/15/2011
Series:
Space Technology Library Series, #23
Edition description:
2nd ed. 2011
Pages:
381
Sales rank:
704,273
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.88(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Preface
Foreword
Acknowledgments
Ch. 1Introduction to Space Life Sciences1
Ch. 2Space Biology47
Ch. 3The Neuro-Sensory System in Space91
Ch. 4The Cardio-Vascular System in Space139
Ch. 5The Musculo-Skeletal System in Space173
Ch. 6Psycho-Sociological Issues of Spaceflight205
Ch. 7Operational Space Medicine245
Ch. 8Space Life Sciences Investigator's Guide313
Index345

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