The source materials used in the present monograph are housed in a variety of places. Major listings are offered to guide the reader who wishes to pursue background reading further.
I. Scientific and Technical Reports—The published literature is now
so voluminous that the reader is referred to bibliographic sources used
by the author as research tools. Specific references are fully documented
in footnote citations at the end of each chapter.
2. Aerospace Medicine and Biology, a continuing bibliography prepared by the Library of Congress and published by NASA as SP-7011 with monthly supplements.
3. Aerospace Technology Division (ATD) Abstracts published periodically by the Library of Congress.
4. Bibliographic Index to Literature on Aerospace Medicine and Bioastronautics in the USSR (l962-l964), translated from the Russian as NASA Technical Translation F-270, May 1965.
5. Interagency Life Sciences Supporting Space Research and Technology Exchange (ILSE) prepared by Documentation Incorporated under Contracts AF49(604)-4236 and NASw903.
6. International Aerospace Abstracts, prepared and published Semimonthly by the Technical Information Service, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Inc., under NASA contract.
7. Scientific and Technical Aerospace Reports (STAR) published Semimonthly
by the NASA Scientific and Technical Information Division.
2. Hq. USAF Historical Archives, particularly those of the Office of the Surgeon General; and historical records of the Air Force Systems Command, particularly those of the Aerospace Medical Laboratory at Wright-Patterson AFB, the Holloman Laboratory in New Mexico, and the Aerospace Medical Division at Brooks AFB.
3. U.S. Navy historical documents, particularly at. the School of Aviation Medicine, Pensacola, Fla.
4. National Academy of Sciences National Research Council.
5. President's Scientific Advisory Committee Records. (A limited number of reports were studied as background, but were not quoted directly.)
IV. Interviews with key personnel involved in the national space effort in the life sciences.