Significant Achievements in Space Bioscience 1958-1964
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Significant Achievements in Space Bioscience 1958-1964

By United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration
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Table of Contents
  • Significant Achievements in Space Bioscience
  • Foreword
  • Preface
    • Contents
  • chapter 1
  • chapter 2
    • THE EXPERIMENTAL INVESTIGATION OF CHEMICAL EVOLUTION
    • METEORITES AND ORGANIC GEOCHEMISTRY
      • Meteorites
      • Carbonaceous Meteorites
    • Meteorites
    • Carbonaceous Meteorites
    • CONCEPTS FOR DETECTION OF EXTRATERRESTRIAL LIFE
    • SPACECRAFT STERILIZATION
  • chapter 3
    • BIOLOGICAL EFFECTS OF WEIGHTLESSNESS AND ZERO GRAVITY
    • BIOLOGICAL EFFECTS OF SPACE RADIATION1
      • Biological Effects of Heavy Ions and Mesons
      • Controlled Radiobiological Experiments in Space
    • Biological Effects of Heavy Ions and Mesons
    • Controlled Radiobiological Experiments in Space
    • SIMULATION OF PLANETARY (MARTIAN) ENVIRONMENTS
    • EXTREME AND LIMITING ENVIRONMENTAL PARAMETERS OF LIFE
  • chapter 4
    • EFFECTS OF THE SPACE ENVIRONMENT ON BEHAVIOR
    • BIOLOGICAL INFORMATION SYSTEMS
      • Early Work
      • Recent Biochemical Studies
    • Early Work
    • Recent Biochemical Studies
    • NEUROPHYSIOLOGY2
  • chapter 5
    • MOLECULAR BIOLOGY
    • BIOINSTRUMENTATION
  • chapter 6
    • BALLOONS
    • ROCKETS AND SATELLITES
    • LITTLE JOE FLIGHTS
    • MERCURY ANIMAL TEST FLIGHTS
    • THE NASA BIOSATELLITE PROGRAM3
  • chapter 7
    • BIOREGENERATIVE LIFE-SUPPORT SYSTEMS
      • Photosynthetic System
      • Higher Plants
      • Algae
    • Photosynthetic System
    • Higher Plants
    • Algae
    • ELECTROLYSIS-HYDROGENOMONAS SYSTEM
      • Bacterial Culture
      • Continuous Culture of Hydrogenomonas Bacteria
      • Bacterial Composition and Nutrition
      • Application to Spacecraft System
    • Bacterial Culture
    • Continuous Culture of Hydrogenomonas Bacteria
    • Bacterial Composition and Nutrition
    • Application to Spacecraft System
    • CABIN ATMOSPHERES9
      • Physiological Criteria in the Choice of Cabin Atmosphere
      • Atelectasis and Pulmonary Edema
      • Oxygen Toxicity
      • Carbon Dioxide Tolerance
      • Inert-Gas Components
      • Bends
      • Fire Hazard
      • Acceleration Effects on the Lungs and Pulmonary Circulation
    • Physiological Criteria in the Choice of Cabin Atmosphere
    • Atelectasis and Pulmonary Edema
    • Oxygen Toxicity
    • Carbon Dioxide Tolerance
    • Inert-Gas Components
    • Bends
    • Fire Hazard
    • Acceleration Effects on the Lungs and Pulmonary Circulation
    • PHYSIOLOGICAL PROBLEMS
      • General Studies of Biological Rhythmicity
      • Effects of Weightlessness on the Cardiovascular System
    • General Studies of Biological Rhythmicity
    • Effects of Weightlessness on the Cardiovascular System
    • Metabolic Effects of Weightlessness
      • Central Nervous System Functions in Weightlessness
    • Central Nervous System Functions in Weightlessness
    • DEPRESSED METABOLISM
    • NUTRITION IN SPACE10
      • Water Requirements
    • Water Requirements
    • Formula Diets
      • Waste
      • Metabolism
      • Short-Range Technology
      • Long-Term Nutritional Problems
      • Synthetic Foods
      • Food Production in Space
    • Waste
    • Metabolism
    • Short-Range Technology
    • Long-Term Nutritional Problems
    • Synthetic Foods
    • Food Production in Space
  • chapter 8
    • SIGNIFICANCE TO SCIENCE
    • SIGNIFICANCE FOR PRACTICAL APPLICATIONS
      • Health and Medicine
      • Food and Agriculture
      • Industry and Manufacturing
    • Health and Medicine
    • Food and Agriculture
    • Industry and Manufacturing
    • OUTLOOK FOR BIOSCIENCE—MAJOR PROBLEMS
      • Notes
    • Notes
  • References
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