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EXPERIMENT INFORMATION

Cardiac Adapted Sleep Parameter Electrocardiogram Recorder (CASPER)
Research Area:
Chronobiology
Species Studied
Scientific Name: Homo sapiens Species: Human

Description
OBJECTIVES:
Cardiac Adapted Sleep Parameters Electrocardiogram Recorder (CASPER) examined the sleep patterns of International Space Station (ISS) and NASA Extreme Environment Mission Operations (NEEMO) crewmembers by monitoring heart rates and information provided in a questionnaire. This information was designed to help determine what might be causing any sleep disturbances and develop countermeasures.


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Keywords
Electrocardiography
Sleep
Questionnaires
Heart rate

Data Information
Data Availability
Archive is complete. Data sets are not publicly available but can be requested.
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Parameters
Heart rate
Questionnaires
Sleep disturbances

Mission/Study Information
Mission Launch/Start Date Landing/End Date Duration
Expedition 14 09/18/2006 04/21/2007 215 days
NEEMO 14 05/10/2010 05/24/2010 14 days

Additional Information
Managing NASA Center
Johnson Space Center (JSC)
Responsible NASA Representative
Johnson Space Center LSDA Office
Project Manager: Pamela A. Bieri
Institutional Support
European Space Agency (ESA)