Team Executive Summary


Although each NSBRI Science and Technology Team has a different area of focus, they all have the same mission: protect astronaut health. The Smart Medical Systems and Technology Team's Executive Summary gives a detailed look at the Team's activities and goals.

The Executive Summary covers the following topics:
  • Background/Scope
  • Goals
  • Support of NASA Needs
  • Deliverables for Spaceflight
  • Cross-links (Collaborations within the team, with other NSBRI teams, and with NASA.)
  • Enabling Capabilities
  • Research Gaps
  • Earth-Based Benefits
Team Goals:
  • Develop medical care systems that would diagnose and treat major risk, illness and trauma;
  • Develop sensors and data systems for in-flight monitoring and early detection of medical problems during flight and on planetary surfaces; and
  • Provide novel training tools and onboard intelligence systems to help crews address medical issues when contact with Earth is limited or delayed.
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