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Endocrine, electrolyte, and fluid volume changes associated with Apollo missionsThe endocrine and metabolic results obtained before and after the Apollo missions and the results of the limited in-flight sampling are summarized and discussed. The studies were designed to evaluate the biochemical changes in the returning Apollo crewmembers, and the areas studied included balance of fluids and electrolytes, regulation of calcium metabolism, adaptation to the environment, and regulation of metabolic processes.
Document ID
19760005588
Document Type
Book Chapter
Authors
Carolyn S. Leach
(Johnson Space Center Houston, Texas, United States)
W. Carter Alexander
(Johnson Space Center Houston, Texas, United States)
P.C. Johnson
(Baylor College of Medicine Houston, Texas, United States)
Date Acquired
August 8, 2013
Publication Date
January 1, 1975
Publication Information
Publication: Biomedical Results of Apollo
Publisher: National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Volume: NASA-SP-368
Issue Publication Date: January 1, 1975
URL: https://ntrs.nasa.gov/citations/19760005580
Subject Category
Aerospace Medicine
Accession Number
76N12676
Funding Number(s)
CONTRACT_GRANT: NASW-2630
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Public Use Permitted.
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