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
- 5 stars82.93%
- 4 stars14.69%
- 3 stars2.36%
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!
Interesting overview of Space medicine with some good introductions to the major considerations for human presence in flight and in space.
This course provided a very basic, simply explained introduction to space medicine. One of the few courses available & worth the time!
A really fantastic introduction to what every astronaut and scientist must know as we start to move off-Earth.
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