FLIGHT PHYSIOLOGY

The NASTAR Center

This program uses NASA Summer of Innovation curricula and lesson plans to enhance teacher understanding of the effects of space flight on the human body. It features hands-on activities, an 8,000-foot ascent altitude chamber experience and classroom materials.
 
Content
• The Flight Environment
• Weightlessness Effects and Space Adaptations
• The Vestibular System
• Space Food
• Respiration and Life Support Systems
• Space Suits
• Gas Laws and Hypoxia
• 8,000-foot Ascent in Altitude Chamber
• Armstrong’s Line Demonstration
• Orion Multipurpose Crew Resource Vehicle
• Educator Resources
 
Duration: 1 Day
 
Equipment: Altitude Chamber
 
Prerequisites
• Completion of NASTAR Center Medical History Statement
• Trainees are expected to be in good health and capable of taking part in all activities
 
 
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