Resources

Inside JSC Mission Control, astronaut Cady Coleman acts as spacecraft communicator (CAPCOM). (Photo credit: NASA – 22 Oct. 2013)

CAPCOM

The ad astra vita project has an aspirational goal to be a “CAPCOM” for space health and space medicine and life sciences news, information and opportunities. Our “CAPCOM News” is published on our Blog. We are happy to receive contributions, including advice concerning upcoming events. Please contact us to contribute.

A prince and attendants visiting a noble yogini at an Ashram. Murshidabad sub-style, c1765.  (Image © Victoria and Albert Museum, London)

Conferences and Events

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.

“Learning to avoid danger” (Aurora Anna Kristiansdottir, 2020)

Educational Opportunities

The resources on this page include links to educational opportunities relating to medicine in extreme environments and the many 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.

“Jörmungandr – the Midgard Serpent” (Aurora Anna Kristiansdottir, 2020)

One Health –
One Planet

The resources on this page are all related to the inter-relationship between our precious blue planet, the space around it, and the good health and well-being of all creatures who live on and in the Earth. Space4Health, One Health, and climate health are all featured. Please contact us to contribute.

“The Starry Night” by Vincent van Gogh (Museum of Modern Art, New York).

Websites

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.

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.

In the News

This page includes news features, social media posts, and our blog feed. We are happy to receive news contributions. Please contact us to contribute.

Our YouTube Channel

The ad astra vita project YouTube Channel

Here you will find the sessions from the 2020 Space Health Symposium together with other recorded presentations and favourites. Feel free to visit and browse!

The Voyager 1 and 2 “Golden Record”

Continuing Professional Development

Further pages are envisaged for continuing professional development resources such as webinars, YouTube videos, podcasts, books, etc. The ad astra vita project is open to collaborations to develop events and multimedia and educational materials. Please contact us to contribute.

IMAGE CREDITS:
~ 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).
~ 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).
~ “Learning to avoid danger” (Aurora Anna Kristiansdottir, 2020). Image supplied by the creator.
~ “Jörmungandr – the Midgard Serpent” (Aurora Anna Kristiansdottir, 2020)
~ 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/
~ 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).
~ The Voyager 1 and 2 “Golden Record”: https://voyager.jpl.nasa.gov/golden-record/golden-record-cover/ (accessed 01 August 2020).

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