Download PDF by Colin Burgess: Animals in Space: From Research Rockets to the Space Shuttle

By Colin Burgess

This ebook is as an in depth, yet hugely readable and balanced account of the background of animal house flights performed by way of all countries, yet largely the us and the Soviet Union. It explores the ways that animal high-altitude and area flight learn impacted on area flight biomedicine and know-how, and the way the consequences - either winning and disappointing - allowed humans to then adopt that very same dangerous trip with some distance larger realizing and self belief. this whole and authoritative e-book will certainly develop into the final word authority on animal area flights.

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205 206 207 210 211 214 215 216 217 218 221 223 223 224 226 228 229 230 231 232 233 233 235 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 240 243 244 245 246 247 248 250 252 254 256 257 261 263 264 266 274 CHAPTER 9 Ed Dittmer with chimpanzee, Ed Dittmer. . . . . Space chimps in training, USAF . . . . . . . . Chimps in psychomotor training, USAF . . . . . MR-2 psychomotor panel, NASA .

281 283 286 287 288 289 291 291 293 294 295 296 297 298 Mice in container for Chinese T-7A ¯ight, China Astronautic Publishing House . . Chinese space dog Xiao Bao, China Astronautic Publishing House. . . . . . . Zond 5 capsule ¯oating in ocean, authors' collections . . . . . . . . . . . Zond 5 tortoises, authors' collections . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . N-1 moon rockets at Baikonur, NASA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Figures xxxv CHAPTER 10 Biosatellite I, NASA, KSC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Bonnie in capsule, NASA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Bion capsule, IBMP, Russian Academy of Sciences . . . . . . . . . . . The type of fruit ¯y used in experiments, Dr. John Locke, University of Alberta . Rat cages for Cosmos 782, Dr. Delbert Philpott, NASA Ames History Oce . . Soviet/Russian in¯atable ®eld laboratories, NASA, ARC, Life into Space .

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