Dr John Cherry has always had a fascination for the complexities of the universe and a love of science. After graduating with a bachelor’s degree in Physics and Astrophysics (Hons) John followed a close family member into the world of education.
It was on an expedition to Antarctica with three students when he became inspired to pursue a career in medicine. An opportunity to blend his background in astrophysics with his newfound skills in medicine proved hard to resist.
And what started as a supporting role at the European Space Agency to help train astronauts for their mission to Mars turned into a medical training program for European astronauts.
Space Careers Wayfinder is a collaboration between the CSIRO and ANU.
Ready to use resources to apply to your Stage 5 Science class. Curriculum links included within.
Humans in Deep Space
The effects of prolonged space travel on the human body
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