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Technical Briefs are available for standards that offer technical data, background, and application notes for vehicle developers and medical professionals. These tech briefs integrate content from multiple standards and provide a quick, informative resource to reference when working with NASA-STD-3001. Browse to view all technical briefs or explore by category to the right.

Human Physiology and Behavioral Health

Explore Human Physiology Behavioral and Health Technical Briefs. Select to view a specific technical brief PDF.

human head profile

Behavioral Health and Performance

NASA astronaut Sunita Williams exercises

Bone Loss

Pain in all joints illustration

Decompression Sickness (DCS) 

Exercise Overview

Space Food Systems Laboratory

Food and Nutrition

Mission Duration

Mortality Related to Human Spaceflight

SpaceX’s Crew Dragon is guided by four parachutes as it splashes down in the Atlantic Ocean on March 8, 2019

Orthostatic Intolerance

Engineer Reid Wiseman of NASA takes a ride in a spinning chair

Sensorimotor

space toilet

Waste Management

Medical Care

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Houston We Have a Podcast: Astronaut Episodes

Crew Selection and Recertification

Astronaut gives himself immunization

Health Stabilization Program

NASA astronaut exercises on the T2 treadmill.

Longitudinal Health Surveillance

Spaceflight Experience & Medical Care

astronaut mixes protein crystal samples

Pharmaceuticals and Medications

astronaut performs BASS-M operations

Spaceflight Toxicology 

Spaceflight Associated Neuro-ocular Syndrome (SANS)

Mishaps

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Japanese astronaut in a sleeping bag attached to the racks in the Kibo laboratory

Behavioral Health Mishaps

Bob Behnken is pictured in his spacesuit

Decompression and LEA Suit Mishaps

Orion crew module re-entry concept graphic

Entry Landing Mishaps

astronaut is tethered to the space station

EVA Mishaps

Vehicle Systems

Explore Vehicle Systems Technical Briefs. Select to view a specific technical brief PDF.

Demo 1 Launch

Acceleration

validates the Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle

Acoustics

lunar module on surface of moon

Apollo Lunar Lander

Illustration of SpaceX Starship human lander

Artemis Lighting

Two Robonaut models hold tools

Automated and Robotic Systems

Orion spacecraft Interior

Cabin Architecture

Astronaut exercises on the Combined Operational Load Bearing External Resistance Treadmill (COLBERT)

Carbon Dioxide 

Astronauts work on the ISS

Cognitive Workload

Design for Maintainability

ECHO investigation hardware

Electrical Shock

The ECLSS purifies the crew’s waste -- including urine and sweat -- to provide consumable water to the astronauts.

Environmental Control and Life Support System

"The Martian Rover"

Extraterrestrial Surface Transport Vehicles (Rovers)

fine water mist portable fire extinguisher

Fire Protection

astronaut performs an oxygen uptake measurement session in the Columbus laboratory of the International Space Station

Habitable Atmosphere

Astronauts on Lunar Surface

Human-in-the-Loop (HITL)

New LED Lighting on ISS

Lighting Design

Artist rendition of astronaut inspecting dust on the lunar surface.

Lunar Dust

Non-Ionizing Radiation

Space Radiation

Radiation Protection

Japanese astronaut in a sleeping bag attached to the racks in the Kibo laboratory

Sleep Accommodations 

Astronaut Serena Auñón-Chancellor using the microgravity science glovebox.

Touch Temperature

Creative digital blue interface

Usability, Workload, Error

NASA Tests Crew Exit Strategy for Orion

Vehicle Hatches

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Acceleration

Acoustics

Apollo Lunar Lander

Artemis Lighting

Automated and Robotic Systems

Behavioral Health and Performance

Behavioral Health Mishaps

Bone Loss

Cabin Architecture

Carbon Dioxide 

Crew Selection and Recertification

Cognitive Workload

Decompression & LEA Suit Mishaps

Decompression Sickness (DCS) 

Design for Maintainability

Electrical Shock

Entry Landing Mishaps

Environmental Control & Life Support System

EVA Mishaps

Exercise Overview

Extraterrestrial Surface Transport Vehicles (Rovers)

Food and Nutrition

Fire Protection

Habitable Atmosphere

Health Stabilization Program

Human-in-the-Loop (HITL)

Lighting Design

Longitudinal Health Surveillance

Lunar Dust

Mission Duration

Mortality Related to Human Spaceflight

Non-Ionizing Radiation

Orthostatic Intolerance

Pharmaceuticals & Medications

Radiation Protection

Sensorimotor

Sleep Accommodations 

Spaceflight Experience & Medical Care

Spaceflight Toxicology 

Touch Temperature

Usability, Workload, Error

Vehicle Hatches

Waste Management

Water