Subject: Breathing Pure Oxygen/Apollo Space program
Date: Mon Jul 17 22:15:26 2000
Posted by Glenn David
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Area of science: General Biology
I have read how breathing pure oxygen for extended periods can cause
physical problems. However, the Apollo space craft was designed for the
astronauts to breath pure oxygen at lower pressures--approximately 5 psi.
How come this did not cause problems for the astronauts?
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