AWEMS ‘Stoke the Fire’ 2022 Conference – EARLYBIRD TICKETS END SOON! (Tues Sept 13th 11:59pm)

Tickets for the Australasian Wilderness and Expedition Medicine Society (AWEMS) ‘STOKE THE FIRE’ Conference, nipaluna/Hobart (and Online), 14-16th October 2022 are on sale! Click here to buy TICKETS and view schedule . ACRRM and FAWM accreditation pending. Join us for presentations and workshops from world-leading experts on a wide variety of topics including Antarctic medicine, documentary medicine, multi-trauma bush rescue, humanContinue reading “AWEMS ‘Stoke the Fire’ 2022 Conference – EARLYBIRD TICKETS END SOON! (Tues Sept 13th 11:59pm)”

‘Stoke the fire’ – 2022 AWEMS Wilderness and Expedition Medicine Conference

Don’t miss out on tickets for the 2022 AWEMS conference, coming soon from 14-16 October in Hobart, Tasmania at the UTAS Medical Science Precinct (online participation also available). BUY TICKETS After the great success of our inaugural conference last year, we will be back again this year with another thrilling AWEMS conference. With the goalContinue reading “‘Stoke the fire’ – 2022 AWEMS Wilderness and Expedition Medicine Conference”

Call for abstracts – International Humans in Space Summit 2022

The ‘call for abstracts’ is open for the International Humans in Space Summit 2022. Speaker proposals are invited for both pre-recorded individual presentations and participation in live panels in either Australian or US time zones. About the Summit   The 4th International Humans in Space Summit, previously the Australian Space Biology x Health Summit (ASBX), wasContinue reading “Call for abstracts – International Humans in Space Summit 2022”

Fundraising for the UNICEF Ukraine Emergency Appeal

The ad astra vita project in conjunction with the International Humans in Space Summit 2022 is proud to be supporting fundraising for the UNICEF Ukraine Emergency Appeal. Donations of A$2 or more are tax-deductible for Australian tax purposes. To donate, please visit: https://ukraine.unicef.org.au/t/ihs2022. Why are we fundraising for UNICEF and Ukraine? Part of our mutualContinue reading “Fundraising for the UNICEF Ukraine Emergency Appeal”

SANS – Space Associated Neuro-ocular Syndrome

We are pleased to bring you a further blog post from our special guest editor, Philip Vukovic – BSc (Melb). Many thanks to Philip for this very informative article. With prospects of a long-duration spaceflight mission to Mars, it is of vital importance that appropriate countermeasures are developed to prevent Space Associated Neuro-ocular Syndrome (SANS) during spaceflight, andContinue reading “SANS – Space Associated Neuro-ocular Syndrome”

Earth Day 2022

Tomorrow, NASA joins the worldwide Earth Day celebration with resources and events to inspire us to be better stewards of our planet. Next Gen STEM Earth Toolkit Bring the STEM celebration to the classroom with this toolkit filled with NASA Earth science resources. For even more, check out Earth Day resources from the team at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory. EarthContinue reading “Earth Day 2022”

#StandWithUkraine

The ad astra vita project wishes to express its support for, and solidarity with, the people of Ukraine during this horrendously difficult time, and for all the humanitarian initiatives underway to provide support and aid during the worst humanitarian crisis since the Second World War. Even though we may be far away, we can stillContinue reading “#StandWithUkraine”

Award Nominations for the ad astra vita project

This year we were extremely honoured and excited to be nominated as a finalist in the A22 Aviation/Aerospace Australia Airspace Awards in the category of “Outstanding Outreach with a STEAM Program or Project” and in the “Innovator of the Year” category for the Australian Space Awards. It is a wonderful, humbling achievement just to seeContinue reading “Award Nominations for the ad astra vita project”

Commercial Human Spaceflight – A New Frontier

Introducing our new special guest editor, Philip Vukovic – BSc (Melb). Many thanks to Philip for this wonderful piece for anyone who is curious about ‘commercial spaceflight’, something that has been in the news a lot over the past year. Are you wondering where you should go for your next big holiday? Well… deliberating on your nextContinue reading “Commercial Human Spaceflight – A New Frontier”