Aero-space medicine is a growing sub-specialty of medicine. This unit is developed in collaboration with the Australasian Society of Aero-space Medicine (ASAM) and focuses on the environmental challenges and technological adaptions for survival in space. It explores the physiological and patho-physiological responses of humans in space and applies principles of space analogue research to inform the development of solutions to long-term space travel.
|Unit name||Humans in Space|
|Faculty/School||College of Health and Medicine
Tasmanian School of Medicine
Dr Gordon Cable
Dr Edi Albert
|Available as student elective?||No|
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Written Assessment (essay) 30% 1500 words; Written Assessment (essay) 50% 3000 words; Short Answer Exercises 20% 1500 words.
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