Lovelace Clinic, New Mexico

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Abstract

With the preliminary examinations out of the way and the final thirty-two candidates chosen, a comprehensive physical evaluation began at the Lovelace Foundation for Medical Education and Research, commonly referred to as the ‘Lovelace Clinic’, in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Dr. W. Randolph Lovelace II oversaw the medical and biological aspects of the selection process. These gruelling and clearly comparative tests were designed to determine the physical health of each candidate and identify any previously undiagnosed problems that might preclude him from the rigours of space travel.

Keywords

Cholesterol Fatigue Mercury Iodine Sodium Chloride 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Bonnet BayAustralia

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