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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Her academic background includes a bachelor's in biomedical engineering from Vanderbilt University, a master's in aeronautics and astronautics from MIT, and a PhD in bioastronautics from the Harvard/MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology.
NASA SP-300 6, Bioastronautics Data Book, National Aeronautics & Space Administration, Scientific & Technical Information Div, 1964.
Proceedings of the Universities Space Research Association Bioastronautics Investigators' Workshop; 2005 Jan 10-12; Galveston, Texas.
These bioastronautics research programs aimed at the minimum requirements to put humans in space and return them safely to Earth.
NASA's Bioastronautics Roadmap addresses areas of risk associated with long-duration spaceflight and proposes interventions ("countermeasures") to address or overcome them (10).
Early this year, in a document called a Bioastronautics Roadmap, NASA described the health risks of long-duration space travel.