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Type of Document Master's Thesis
Author Guidi, Mark Arthur
URN etd-03302010-020138
Title Human factors implications of psychological stress in long duration space flight
Degree Master of Science
Department Systems Engineering
Advisory Committee
Advisor Name Title
Kemmerling, Paul T. Jr. Committee Chair
Blanchard, Benjamin S. Jr. Committee Member
Dryden, Robert D. Committee Member
Keywords
  • Space flight
Date of Defense 1990-12-05
Availability restricted
Abstract

The basis for this report was President Bush's proclamation that the u.S. should land astronauts on Mars by 2019 A.D. In such a trip, astronauts would be in a weightless environment for a considerable length of time. This report examines different conditions and environments that could cause stress during such a long duration space mission. Both psychological and physiological conditions are examined and the human factors implications of those potential problems are discussed. Finally, recommendations are made as to potential countermeasures and/or standards that should be followed.

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