Gap DCS6: We do not know what new developments related to DCS will come from other investigators.
Last Published:  07/30/21 01:05:31 PM (Central)
Responsible Element: Human Health Countermeasures (HHC)
Status: Closed
Closure Rationale

While DCS research and operational development is of high importance, this work is now funded by organizations other than HRP, in a collaborative joint effort. Details of DCS-related work that is already being done (or planned to be done) may be found in the comprehensive NASA technical paper “Integrated Extravehicular Activity Human Research and Testing Plan” (NASA/TP-2019-220232). As part of HRP’s new strategy, it will contribute to these operational efforts as needed.

Closure Documentation:
No Closure Documentation Available
Description

Initial state:
Because of active involvement in DCS research for the past 30 years, the current status of DCS risk factors, treatment modalities, detection methods and prediction models is well known. NASA is not the only group interested in DCS research. There remains a solid academic, military and aerospace presence interested in DCS and their developments need to be closely monitored.

Interim stages:

  • The current IRP goes until 2020
  • HRP was founded in 2005
  • The interim metric for 2011 = (2011-2005)/(2020-2005)*100 = 46.6%

Approach:
Regular reviews of the literature and participation in relevant meetings and conferences will be used to stay on top of any new DCS developments. This also includes regular reviews (as per HRP policy) of our research plan by outside experts.

Target for Closure
End of HRP IRP
Mappings
Risk Risk of Decompression Sickness [inactive]
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Multi-Disciplinary Research Plans

Documentation:
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