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International Space Medicine Summit 2008

The purpose of International Space Medicine Summit (ISMS) II is to build on the success of the first ISMS by once again bringing together the leading physicians and space biomedical scientists from the space-faring nations for high-level discussions of the medical and biomedical challenges astronauts and cosmonauts experience in long-duration space flight.Invitations to the summit will be extended to nations that have an interest in or have flown humans and/or conducted biomedical research in space.The primary aims of the summit are to foster increased communication, cooperation and collaboration among the world"s top physicians and scientists in the space life sciences;ᅡᅠ facilitate successful human space exploration; promote solutions that protect the health and wellbeing of the flight crews before, during and after long-duration missions in space; and enhance life on earth by applying the resultant advances in human knowledge and technology acquired through living and working in space.

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Sat, May. 17 - Mon, May. 19, 2008
7 a.m. - noon
(GMT-0500) America/Chicago


Rice University's Baker Institute