NASA App Fights Fatigue in Flight
For pilots, fatigue can lead to small mistakes with significant consequences. A NASA app shows what’s going on in the body when fatigue prevents you from working safely – and which telltale signs could alert you in time.
The app features a reaction-time test to gauge alertness and a streamlined process for gathering information. The app is based on the psychomotor vigilance task (PVT) that NASA already uses on the International Space Station to collect data from astronauts.