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Analog Space Missions

This course will give you a general review of what analogue space missions are, including the history of analogue space missions: how and where they were first installed, to what purpose and current applications, including comparison with selection processes from ESA, selection, training, daily life.

Lessons of the course:

  • Introduction to Analogue Space Missions;
  • History and Purpose of Analogue Space Missions;
  • Analogue Astronauts;
  • Habitats: Lava Tubes and Tin Cans;
  • Experiments: Ready for Launch?;
  • Spacesuits: The Key to a Successful Mission?;
  • Life Support Systems;
  • Mission Control Center;
  • Finances, Media and Logistics;
  • Design Your Own Mission;
  • Resources.

About Instructor

Eleonore is a PhD student in Materials & Metallurgy at the University of Cambridge. She was an analogue astronaut and commander for Asclepios I and has participated in several analogue space missions. She leads CHASM, the community on analogue space missions, reuniting analogue space missions via conferences, workshops and creating a wiki on analogue space missions to improve public knowledge and research quality.

Eleonore Poli