The exhausted pilot, on a long-haul night flight across the Atlantic, desperately fought to stay awake and control his aircraft. He conversed with images appearing before him, knowing his fate if he succumbed to the fatigue that threatened to overwhelm him. The pilot? Charles Lindbergh, on his New York-Paris flight. ``The issue of fatigue is not a new one,'' says Mark R. Rosekind. Previously a research scientist with NASA Ames, he is now president and chief scientist of the Cupertino, ...

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