Chapter 34. Human Space Flight

  1. Gavriel Salvendy Ph.D. Chair, Professor, and Head of the Department3,4
  1. Barbara Woolford Human Factors Research Manager1 and
  2. Frances Mount Senior Human Factors Specialist2

Published Online: 28 FEB 2006

DOI: 10.1002/0470048204.ch34

Handbook of Human Factors and Ergonomics, Third Edition

Handbook of Human Factors and Ergonomics, Third Edition

How to Cite

Woolford, B. and Mount, F. (2006) Human Space Flight, in Handbook of Human Factors and Ergonomics, Third Edition (ed G. Salvendy), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/0470048204.ch34

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA

  2. 4

    Tsinghua University Beijing, People's Republic of China

Author Information

  1. 1

    NASA Johnson Space Center, 2101 NASA Parkway, Houston, Texas, USA

  2. 2

    National Space Biomedical Research Institute, Mail Code SF, NASA Johnson Space Center, Houston, Texas, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 FEB 2006
  2. Published Print: 27 JAN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471449171

Online ISBN: 9780470048207

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Keywords:

  • human space flight;
  • habitability and architecture;
  • sleep and circadian rhythm

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Unique Factors in Space Flight

  • Anthropometry and Biomechanics

  • Environmental Factors

  • Habitability and Architecture

  • Sleep and Circadian Rhythm

  • Astronaut Selection

  • Conclusions

  • Acknowledgments

  • References