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Human Spaceflight and Exploration

  • Number of credits 7.5 Credits

About the course

The course gives students insight into the historical development of human spaceflight, an understanding of the requirements to be met in order to send humans into space and to present the current status of European activity in human spaceflight. Topics covered include the space environment, the human body in space, astronaut training, space suits, manned missions to Mars and space tourism. This course is for students studying on science and engineering programmes as well as medical students.

The course will include a meeting in Kiruna from August 10 to August 20.

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Contactperson for the course is:
Carol Norberg