NASA Photo ID: S73-34180           File Name: 10076246.jpg
Film Type: 4x5                     Date Taken: 08/07/73
Title: Astronaut Jack Lousma in Lower Body Negative Pressure Device
Description:
A medium close-up view of Astronaut Jack R. Lousma, Skylab 3 pilot, in the 
Lower Body Negative Pressure Device (LBNPD), as Astronaut Alan L. Bean, 
commander, works around the leg band area. This portion of the LBNPD MO-92 
experiment was televised on August 7, 1973. The LBNPD experiment is to 
provide information concerning the time course of cardiovascular adaptation 
during flight, and to provide inflight data for predicting the degree of 
orthostatic intolerence and impairment of physical capacity to be expected 
upon returning to Earth environment. The bicycle ergometer is in the 
background, partially visible behind Bean.             

Subject terms:
ASTRONAUTS                              
BLOOD PRESSURE                          
CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM                   
LOWER BODY NEGATIVE PRESSURE            
ORBITAL SPACE STATIONS                  
REPRODUCTION                            
SKYLAB 3                                
SKYLAB PROGRAM                          
SPACEBORNE EXPERIMENTS                  
TELEVISION TRANSMISSION                 

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