Grand Chronic Hypoxia Tour throughout India July 2016 in the city of Karad
In this series of consecutive blogs, you can read about this outstanding scientific tour. Each blog is dedicated to one city and one scientific concept presented in the conference “Extraordinary Adaptation to Chronic Hypoxia and Life at High Altitude”.
Dr. Arun Patil, arranged our visit to the Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences Deemed University. The gardens of the campus were truly beautiful.
ONE CONCEPT INCLUDED IN THE CONFERENCE “Extraordinary Adaptation to Chronic Hypoxia and Life at High altitude”:
The proposal of IPPA of the use in Space Vehicles of the environmental oxygen levels, PIO2 of 94 mmHg (1/3 less than at sea level) equal to those of the city of La Paz. This would facilitate travel in space tremendously, as it would speed up the preparation for using the space suits for extravehicular activities, it would save oxygen (a scare resource in space) and would hence save energy. Furthermore, it is postulated that man should adapt to chronic hypoxia for the future. The benefit of life under chronic hypoxia are remarkable.
In the photo above: From left Prof. Dr. Gustavo Zubieta-Calleja, Prof. Kusal Das, Sayandeep (Prof. Kusal Das’ son and a 1st year medical student), Mrs. Swastika (Professor Kusal Das’ wife) and Rafaela Zubieta.
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