The resources on this page include links to websites relating to medicine in extreme environments and the diverse fields of endeavour that this covers. We are happy to receive contributions, and to add additional categories of resources. Please contact us to contribute.
The resources below include links to events and conferences, all relating to medicine in extreme environments and the diverse fields of endeavour that this covers. We are happy to receive contributions, and to add additional categories of resources. Please contact us to contribute.
The ad astra vita project has an aspirational goal to be a “CAPCOM” for Australian space health and space medicine and life sciences news, information and opportunities. We are happy to receive contributions, and to add additional categories of resources. Please contact us to contribute.
Continuing Professional Development
Further pages are envisaged for continuing professional development (both short courses and university-level courses) and other resources such as webinars, YouTube videos, podcasts. The ad astra vita project is open to collaborations to develop multimedia and educational materials. Details coming soon…
~ The Starry Night: Vincent van Gogh (Dutch, 1853–1890) 1889. Oil on canvas, 29 x 36 1/4″ (73.7 x 92.1 cm) Museum of Modern Art, New York. https://www.moma.org/learn/moma_learning/vincent-van-gogh-the-starry-night-1889/
~ A prince and attendants visiting a noble yogini at an Ashram. Murshidabad sub-style, c1765. (Image © Victoria and Albert Museum, London) http://collections.vam.ac.uk/item/O97697/painting-unknown/ (accessed 01 August 2020).
~ JSC2013-E-090704 (22 Oct. 2013) Inside the space station control room (FCR-1) in the Johnson Space Center’s Mission Control Center, astronaut Cady Coleman, spacecraft communicator (CAPCOM), monitors communications during the grapple and unberthing of the Orbital Sciences/Cygnus cargo ship from the nadir port of the Harmony module on the International Space Station. Photo credit: NASA. https://spaceflight.nasa.gov/gallery/images/station/crew-37/html/jsc2013e090704.html (accessed 23 September 2020).
~ The Voyager 1 and 2 “Golden Record”: https://voyager.jpl.nasa.gov/golden-record/golden-record-cover/ (accessed 01 August 2020).
~ Impressio Librorum (Book Printing), plate 4 from the Nova Reperta (New Inventions of Modern Times), c. 1580–1605, engraving by Theodoor Galle after a drawing by Jan van der Straet, c. 1550; in the British Museum. Photograph, J.R. Freeman & Co. Ltd. The engraving from the British Museum is reproduced in the online Encyclopaedia Brittanica: https://www.britannica.com/technology/printing-press (accessed 22 January 2020).