WIML

The Polish Journal of Aviation Medicine, Bioengineering and Psychology

Kwartalnik Polskiego Towarzystwa Medycyny Lotniczej

2017, Volume 23, Issue 3-4

THROUGH THE MILITARY INSTITUTE OF AVIATION MEDICINE TO A JET PLANE AND A SPACECRAFT


Mirosław Hermaszewski1
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Autor korenspondencyjny: Mirosław Hermaszewski; -, -; email: miroslaw@hermaszewski.com

DOI: 10.13174/pjambp.20.12.2018.03

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Streszczenie

General Mirosław Hermaszewski presents his reminiscences from the period of selection tests conducted at the Military Institute of Aviation Medicine in Warsaw, which aimed at selecting a candidate for the first Polish cosmonaut from among 72 military pilots. The author describes in an emotional way the medical methods and psychological tests, the results of which were the basis for selection. He also mentions episodes from further selection tests conducted in the “Star City” by doctors and space instructors in the USSR.


Słowa kluczowe

Mirosław Hermaszewski, selection of a Polish candidate for space flight, exciting memories of people and facts encountered on the way of one of the Polish candidates for space flight