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Gaseous Environment Considerations and Evaluation Programs Leading to Spacecraft Atmosphere SelectionThe NASA Manned Spacecraft Center has been actively involved in the direction and support of programs leading to the selection and validations of the atmosphere for forthcoming Gemini and Apollo missions. This paper discusses the engineering and physiologic considerations involved, describes the investigations to validate spacecraft atmospheres, and discusses the implications derived from the results of these investigations.
Document ID
19650004850
Document Type
Other - NASA Technical Note (TN)
Authors
Johnston, Richard S. (NASA Manned Spacecraft Center Houston, TX, United States)
Michel, Edward L. (NASA Manned Spacecraft Center Houston, TX, United States)
Smith, George B., Jr. (NASA Manned Spacecraft Center Houston, TX, United States)
Date Acquired
August 2, 2013
Publication Date
January 1, 1965
Subject Category
Aerospace Medicine
Report/Patent Number
NASA-TN-D-2506
Funding Number(s)
OTHER: T-11317G
OTHER: T-8630G
CONTRACT_GRANT: NASr-92
CONTRACT_GRANT: R40
OTHER: T-9753-G
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.

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