Flight Surgeon

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The Flight Surgeon or SURGEON is a position in Mission Control charged with maintaining the health of the Astronauts.

There will be multiple Flight Surgeons during a Mission. One of these will be designated Chief Flight Surgeon, and will be in charge of regulating all of the other Flight Surgeons.

Duties and Procedures

Main article: SURGEON Procedures

The Flight Surgeon is charged with:

  • Establishing baseline biomeds readings for all astronauts prior to the Mission
  • Designing meal plans specific to each astronaut's dietary restrictions
  • Monitoring the astronauts biomeds readings during the Mission
  • Monitoring BIOCOM during the Mission