bioastronautics


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bioastronautics

[¦bī·ō‚as·trə′nȯd·iks]
(biology)
The study of biological, behavioral, and medical problems pertaining to astronautics.
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Such wingless, ballistic shapes had the advantage of simplicity, but serious disadvantages if anything other than basic bioastronautics was the goal.
Selected by NASA's Prime Bioastronautics contractor, Wyle, Paragon's backup and disaster recovery software, Hard Disk Manager (HDM) 11 Professional now orbits the Earth on the International Space Station.
Early this year, in a document called a Bioastronautics Roadmap, NASA described the health risks of long-duration space travel.
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The fellows also have an opportunity to attend the Summer Bioastronautics Institute (SBI) at NSBRI's Headquarters and participate in scientific demonstrations in laboratories housed within the Consolidated Research Facility in Houston.
At NASA's new Bioastronautics Exhibit at the Johnson Space Center in Houston, visitors will soon be able to lead their own virtual space station tours by commanding a computer with a series of simple hand gestures.
Among its accomplishments in support of NASA's bioastronautics program, Lockheed Martin has:
Summer activities include the week-long Summer Bioastronautics Institute at NSBRI Headquarters.
The work is part of Wyle's 10-year Bioastronautics contract where the company provides a wide range of medical and health-related services to NASA.
He was later named associate director for the Office of Bioastronautics within the Space Life Sciences Directorate.
Under the bioastronautics contract, Wyle's work supports the International Space Station, space shuttle, Constellation and Human Research Programs.
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