lec22 - Lecture 22 by Bob Parker Scientist-Astronauts and...

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Lecture 22 Scientist-Astronauts and Lunar Science by Bob Parker Oxygen toxicity (cont’d from Larry’s lecture last week) Most problems are reversible, but there are some acute and irreversible problems if you breathe oxygen at a partial pressure of greater than 2 atm (e.g. lung collapse, pulmonary problems). “Test as You Fly, Fly as You Test; Train as You Fly, Fly as You Train” presentation Intro: Graduated from Caltech, played a critical role in scientist-astronaut program. Finished his NASA career as manager of the flight propulsion lab. Important to test your craft as you’re flying them, and actually fly them as you test. But it’s also important for operators to be very well trained at operating the machines and executing vital procedures; also, having them train at operating the machinery along the way can actually influence the design of the controls. Showed some photos of Link Trainers, which were cockpit simulators used for flight training. Also showed images of simulated capsule cockpit; LM simulator with the
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