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    Instrumentation and Data Acquisition for Pressure-Suited Test Subjects in Space Environment Simulation Testing

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    Instrumentation is described for making the following measurements on a pressure-suited subject: partial pressures of inspired gases (oxygen, carbon dioxide), electrocardiogram, respiration rate and depth, blood pressure, body core temperature, metabolic rate, and skin temperature. Acceptable limits for some of these are given.


    space environment, space medicine, pressure suits, space chambers, human factors, biomedical measurements

    Author Information:

    Wortz, E. C.
    Project engineer, AiResearch Manufacturing Co., Los Angeles, Calif.

    Committee/Subcommittee: E21.04

    DOI: 10.1520/STP46441S