31. Human Space Flight

  1. Gavriel Salvendy4,5
  1. Barbara Woolford1,
  2. Walter E. Sipes2 and
  3. Edna R. Fiedler3

Published Online: 26 MAR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118131350.ch31

Handbook of Human Factors and Ergonomics, Fourth Edition

Handbook of Human Factors and Ergonomics, Fourth Edition

How to Cite

Woolford, B., Sipes, W. E. and Fiedler, E. R. (2012) Human Space Flight, in Handbook of Human Factors and Ergonomics, Fourth Edition (ed G. Salvendy), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118131350.ch31

Editor Information

  1. 4

    Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA

  2. 5

    Tsinghua University, Beijing, People's Republic of China

Author Information

  1. 1

    Space Human Factors and Habitability Research, NASA Johnson Space Center, Houston, Texas, USA

  2. 2

    NASA Johnson Space Center, Houston, Texas, USA

  3. 3

    Aerospace Psychology Consultants, Tucson, Arizona, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 MAR 2012
  2. Published Print: 7 MAR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470528389

Online ISBN: 9781118131350

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Keywords:

  • human space flight;
  • anthropometry and biomechanics;
  • human factors, in closed environment;
  • habitability and architecture;
  • astronaut selection

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Unique Factors in Space Flight

  • Anthropometry and Biomechanics

  • Environmental Factors

  • Habitability and Architecture

  • Sleep and Circadian Rhythm

  • Perception and Cognition

  • Astronaut Selection

  • Conclusions

  • References