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Physiological mass measurements in SkylabA spring-mass oscillator constrained to linear motion was used to measure astronaut weight during Skylab mission. Plots of spacecrew body weights, preflight and postflight, and inflight equivalent weight measurements indicate high in-flight metabolic costs with weight losses under weightlessness conditions.
Document ID
19770026855
Document Type
Other
Authors
Thornton, W. E.
(NASA Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center Houston, TX, United States)
Ord, J.
(Dept. of the AF Scott AFB, Ill., 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
Public
Copyright
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.

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