bioastronautics


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bi·o·as·tro·nau·tics

(bī'ō-as-trō-naw'tiks),
The study of the effects of space travel and space habitation on living organisms.

bioastronautics

(bī′ō-ăs′trə-nô′tĭks)
n. (used with a sing. verb)
The study of the biological and medical effects of space flight on living organisms.

bi′o·as′tro·nau′ti·cal adj.

bioastronautics

[-as′trōnôt′iks]
the science dealing with the biological aspects of space travel.

bioastronautics

(bī″ō-ăs″trō-naw′tĭks)
The study of the effects of space travel on living plants and animals.
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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.
49) This idea recurred when bioastronautics requirements firmed up in 1960.
2 in the Executive Summary of The National Aeronautics and Space Administration's Bioastronautics Roadmap: "How to support the extensive behavioral research program that would be necessary to validate processes or countermeasures such as select-in/select-out criteria (both for individual crew members and for a composite crew), issues related to cultural diversity, crew interactions, and isolation or stress-induced hazards.