This is the official manual for the Project PoSSUM scientist-astronaut, written by some of the leading noctilucent cloud scientists in the world. This text contains all you need to know to be prepared for the Project PoSSUM Scientist-Astronaut Program, including sample questions. Topics include: Understanding the Upper Atmosphere, Remote Sensing Fundamentals, Noctilucent Cloud Observations, Observing Noctilucent Clouds from Suborbital Spacecraft, Space Physiology, Spaceflight Life Support, Spacesuit Operations, Biometric Monitoring, Hypoxia, the PoSSUMCam System, MCAT, MASS, Mesospheric Sampling of CO2 and Nitrogen Oxides, the Noctilucent Cloud Tomography Experiment, PoSSUM Suborbital Spaceflight Simulator, and education and public outreach.
256 pages, hardcover with full-color photographs and illustrations. Order your copy for $59.95, plus $7.95 for shipping and handling.
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