Experts explore the medical safety needs of civilian space travel

Wednesday, January 14, 2015 - 15:20 in Mathematics & Economics

The commercial aviation industry has medical care standards, as does NASA for traditional space missions, and the emerging commercial space transportation industry will need to define medical care practices as well. The unique risks posed by commercial spaceflight warrant the establishment of Medical Levels of Care to account for the different phases of suborbital and orbital missions, as described in an article published in New Space.

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