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Skylab 2 crew observations and summarySigns and symptoms experienced during weightlessness ranged from a sensation of fullness in the head to a strange body posture and the sensation of fluid drainage out of the legs. There was no vestibular sense of the upright whatsoever unless the crewmember happened to look at the earth; motion sickness was not a clinical problem. The ability to maintain physical fitness through exercise and the caloric demand remained just about the same as they do on the ground after initial adjustment.
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Kerwin, J. P.
(NASA Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center Houston, TX, United States)
Date Acquired
August 8, 2013
Publication Date
January 1, 1977
Publication Information
Publication: Biomed. Results from Skylab
Subject Category
Aerospace Medicine
Distribution Limits
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.

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