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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- 3 stars2.28%
TOP REVIEWS FROM SPACE MEDICINE
Learned a lot of cool information and it was easy to follow and understand! Would recommend this course to anyone interested in space!
Thank you Nicholas and Dominic The course was very informative and interesting I enjoyed your lecturing style, the videos were great. I would have like a transcript for Caissons Disease.
Learned about space, found out I couldn't be an astronaut, continued learning about space.
excellent course. Lectures were done very well. Interesting content. The guest lectures were an added bonus!
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