Training is essential for space exploration success

Training is essential for success in any field, but perhaps nowhere is it more crucial than in the realm of space exploration. As described in podcast episode 120 with Robert Thirsk, astronauts undergo rigorous and extensive training to prepare them for the challenges they will face in space. From basic training to mission-specific training, astronauts…

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120. Robert Thirsk: From medicine to Mars – Insights from over 200 days in space

In this guest-hosted episode Clive Steeper from episode 1 talks to engineer, physician, and former astronaut Dr. Robert Thirsk about the preparation and training needed for astronauts to operate effectively on space missions, and how these skills are also relevant for leadership more generally. Robert reflects on training for astronauts, non-technical skills in space missions,…

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