Life and Space

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Translation Division, Foreign Technology Division, 1964 - Space biology - 279 pages
Soviet biological experiments carried out with great thoroughness, embraced different sides of the problem of guaranteeing safety of a man's flight in space. In essence they provided a 'visa' for the first flight. This book relates, in popular form, the problems and achievements of space biology and medicine. Its authors are Soviet physician-physiologists. Therefore, it is natural that in the book much scientific information is given, from the physiological point of view, concerning questions of preparing future cosmonauts for flights.

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Contents

Introduction
1
Biosphere
11
Life in Weightlessness
33

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