Space Medicine Course

Exeter University, UK

26 June 2024 08:30 - 28 June 2024 17:00

GBP £200.00

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Space medicine is an incredibly exciting frontier that pushes the boundaries of extreme physiology and medicine further than we ever thought possible!

In partnership with the University of Exeter and NASA Astronaut Kjell Lindgren we will bring space medicine to life on Earth.

As a participant, you’ll gain career-elevating knowledge in extreme medicine specialties like aerospace medicine, physiology, human performance science, and more.

Secure your spot for this out of this world opportunity – we anticipate huge demand, so register now! This course is exclusively available as an in-person experience and will not be offered via online streaming or digital recording.

All undergraduate students are eligible for a 10% discount*. Use code: SPACE10 at checkout. 

What To Expect

In this 3-day in-person course, participants will gain rare insider access to the world of space medicine, led by NASA astronaut Kjell Lindgren.

The course provides an insight into the physiological, psychological and cutting-edge technical innovations that make human space exploration possible.

Participants can expect a uniquely in-depth overview of real-world issues in aerospace medicine, extreme physiology, and the future of commercial space flight – equipping them with specialised knowledge to advance careers in high-performance fields. Including:

  • Overview of human space flight challenges and adaptations
  • Acute effects of microgravity on body systems
  • Long-term microgravity health impacts and mitigation
  • Mental health issues from isolation and confinement
  • Team dynamics and performance challenges
  • Special medical equipment and capabilities
  • Constraints on diagnosis and treatment in space
  • Spacecraft habitability and environmental factors
  • Closed environment effects on health
  • Mitigating sex/gender differences in health risks
  • Managing inflight medical events and emergencies

Here’s a sneak peek from NASA astronaut Dr. Mike Barratt, calling us live from the International Space Station.

Key Facts

Is this course right for you?

This space medicine module is tailored for professionals and students looking to expand their impact in extreme medicine, aerospace medicine, physiology, human performance optimisation, biomedical engineering and other high-achievement fields.

This course is exclusively available as an in-person experience and will not be offered via online streaming or digital recording.

What’s included:

  • Tutoring and meals
  • Downloadable course resources

What’s not:

  • Accommodation
  • Travel costs
  • Travel insurance
  • Personal equipment

Talk To Our Team

If you wish to learn more or have any additional questions, we invite you to book a 30-minute discovery call with our team.

→ Click here to book a discovery call.

The call will be with the team who organise our courses, and work closely with our medical teaching faculty. They are best placed to really explain what our attendees get out of attending a course with us.

Register for a time that suits, and we look forward to speaking with you soon.

Prefer email? Then feel free to contact us or message us via our website live chat.

Kjell Lindgren

NASA Astronaut

Michael Barratt

NASA Astronaut

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