Aeromedical Lessons Learned from STS-107 Columbia Space Shuttle Mishap

 
Loss of Signal presents the aeromedical lessons learned from the Columbia accident that will enhance crew safety and survival on human space flight missions. These lessons were presented to limited audiences at three separate Aerospace Medical Association (AsMA) conferences: in 2004 in Anchorage, Alaska, on the causes of the accident; in 2005 in Kansas City, Missouri, on the response, recovery, and identification aspects of the investigation; and in 2011, again in Anchorage, Alaska, on future implications for human space flight. As we are embarking on the development of new spacefaring vehicles through both government and commercial efforts, the NASA Johnson Space Center Space Life Sciences Directorate (SLSD)1 proceeded to make this information available to a wider audience engaged in the design and development of future space vehicles.

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1The Space Life Sciences Directorate was renamed the Human Health and Performance Directorate in 2012.

Call for Papers

The Aerospace Medical Association’s 2015 Annual Scientific Meeting will be held in Buena Vista, FL. This year’s theme is “Making a Difference in Aerospace Medicine.” We encourage presentations from diverse experts that will enhance the world’s knowledge and understanding of the current challenges in Aerospace Medicine.

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The abstract submission site will open on or around September 1, 2014, and the deadline will be October 31, 2014.