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Human Factors Of Outer Space Production

1st Edition

Edited by T. Stephen Cheston


206 pages

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This book addresses the four basic areas of space work: the psychological aspects of working in space; the design of orbiting facilities; the production of food in space; and the economics of industrial activity in space, and delineates avenues for future research.

Table of Contents

1. Psychological Considerations in Future Space Missions 2. Future Directions for Selecting Personnel 3. Well-Being and Privacy in Space: Anticipating Conflicts of Interest 4. Habitat Requirements, Design and Options 5. Man-Machine Design for Spaceflight 6. Nutritional Criteria for Closed-Loop Space Food Systems 7. Rationale for Evaluating a Closed Food Chain for Space Habitats 8. Problems of Food Technology in Space Habitats 9. Use of Phytotrons in Assessing Environmental Requirements for Plants in Space Habitats 10. Controlled-Environment Agricultural Systems for Large Space Habitats 11. Economic Factors of Outer Space Production

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General