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Aboard the Space Shuttle

Aboard the Space Shuttle

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Published by Bob Andrepont

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Published by: Bob Andrepont on Mar 18, 2011
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Cover:
The
cover
shows
a
permanentspace operations center
thathasbeen
freighted piecemealintolow
Earth
orbit
by
the Shuttle and
assembled by
astronauts. Thetwo
joinedcylinders
contain liv
ing quartersand
a
laboratory.
Below
the cylinders, the servicemodules
supply
electrical
power,
communications,
a
docking
berth,
guidance and
control
instruments
and life-support
systems,
such
as
air and
water.When in
operation
,the eightperson
center
will
function
as
thebase
for
a
host
of
space
pro
grams
to
improve
the
quality
oflite on Earth.In time, the
center
could
lead
to the
development of
larger
stations,
which
could
beused to
fabricate
mammoth
solarpower
satellites in
far
space
requiring
500-man
building
crews.Cover
painting courtesy
Kentron International,
Inc
.
 
Florence
S.
Steinberg
Table
of
Contents
Living
in
Space
3
Taking
a
Trip
4
The Launch
6
The Cabin
8
Weightlessness
12
National Aeronauticsand
Food
14
Space Administration
Sleep
18
Division ofPublic AffairsWashington,D.C.
Exercise
20
1980
Sea-Level Atmospherein
Space
21
PersonalHygiene
22
Medicine
24
Going
EVA
24
The
Helpful
ManipulatorArm
27
Space/ab
28
The
Space
Center
29
Returning
Home
30

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