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Document ID (ISN)66678
CIS number 96-1120
ISSN - Serial title 0095-6562 - Aviation, Space, and Environmental Medicine
Year 1996
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Wichman H.A., Donaldson S.I.
Title Remote ergonomic research in space: Spacelab findings and a proposal
Bibliographic information Feb. 1996, Vol.67, No.2, p.171-175. Illus. 8 ref.
Abstract Two prototype studies of crew members working in the micro-G environments aboard the first two flights of Spacelab are described. Video cameras situated in the spacecraft were used to observe various aspects of crew restraint, stabilization, manipulation of controls and mobilization. Particular attention was paid to the use of foot restraints and hand stabilization. Principles for the design of an adequate foot restraint are put forward along with proposals for future spacecraft studies.
Descriptors (primary) work posture; space travel; ergonomics
Descriptors (secondary) ergonomic evaluation
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceUSA
Subject(s) Transport and communications
Broad subject area(s) Physiology, ergonomics
Browse category(ies) Space travel
Work posture