Space Medicine in Project Mercury
Washington DC: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1965. First Edition, First Printing. Original wraps. 5 1/2 X 8 3/4 Inches. 198 PP. Very Good. Item #4758
NASA publication SP-4003. Original stamp from the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library on front cover (with no other markings). Very important early record of the study of the effects of space on the human body. Complete coverage of both the impact of space travel on circulation and respiration as well as the testing Mercury Astronauts endured. Illustrated with B/W photographs, many featuring the seven Mercury Astronauts throughout. Hint of wear to edges and spine. Scarce book in commerce.