Suborbital commercial spacefl ight crewmember medical issues

James Vanderploeg, Mark Campbell, Melchor Antuñano, James Bagian, Eugenia Bopp, Giugi Carminati, John Charles, Randall Clague, Jonathan Clark, John Gedmark, Richard Jennings, David Masten, Molly McCormick, Vernon McDonald, Patrick McGinnis, Vincent Michaud, Michelle Murray, K. Jeffrey Myers, Scott Parazynski, Elizabeth RichardRichard Scheuring, Richard Searfoss, Quay Snyder, Jan Stepanek, Alan Stern, Erik Virre, Erika Wagner

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As directed by the Council of the Aerospace Medical Association, the Commercial Spacefl ight Working Group has developed the following position paper concerning medical issues for commercial suborbital spacefl ight crewmembers. This position paper has been approved by the AsMA Council to become a policy of the AsMA.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)475-484
Number of pages10
JournalAviation Space and Environmental Medicine
Issue number4
StatePublished - Apr 2011


  • Acceleration
  • Medical certifi cation
  • Neurovestibular dysfunction
  • Push-pull effect
  • Radiation
  • Weightlessness

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health


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