Have you ever wondered what it would take for humans to travel beyond the comforts of our home planet, Earth? You are invited to join us in Space Medicine - an online experience facilitated by two recent Duke graduates in which you will learn about and engage in the most pressing medical challenges facing NASA and others advancing the future of space exploration.
Space MedicineDuke University
About this Course
What you will learn
Examine the mechanisms that allow certain organisms to overcome impossible odds to survive in a difficult environment.
Analyze the ways in which Oxygen, pressure, acceleration and other sustained threats impact the human body in extreme environments.
Explore mechanical, biomedical, and electrical engineering problems involved in space travel and potential solutions.
Skills you will gain
- Health Care
Syllabus - What you will learn from this course
History of Medicine and Aviation
Out of Thin Air
The Price of Leaving
Extremes of Acceleration
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TOP REVIEWS FROM SPACE MEDICINE
Well done! Suchbnice overview!! Great opportunity! It would be 5 stars if there could be a certificate!!
Interesting overview of elements of space medicine taught in an understandable way. I particularly enjoyed week 6.
I think it's a rapid overview of what you need to know as a baseline for space medicine
A really fantastic introduction to what every astronaut and scientist must know as we start to move off-Earth.
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