MadSci Network: Biophysics

Subject: What do astronauts experience during launch?

Date: Thu Feb 1 15:38:26 2007
Posted by Heather
Grade level: 10-12 School: No school entered.
City: Crisfield State/Province: Maryland Country: U.S.A.
Area of science: Biophysics
ID: 1170369506.Bp

I am writing a book and the main character goes up in the space shuttle. I want 
to be as accurate as possible in describing what he feels. What possible side 
effects could he experience undergoing the 5gs of acceleration during take off? 

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