22. Shawna Pandya, MD
Director of Medical Research at Orbital Assembly Corporation
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What I use Linkedin for:
I use LinkedIn for sharing news and connecting with other space and space medicine professionals.
Number of Followers:
Space / Medicine
Who am I:
I am a physician, scientist-astronaut candidate with Project PoSSUM/IIAS, aquanaut, skydiver, pilot-in-training, explorer, VP of Immersive Medicine with Luxsonic Technologies, Director of Medical Research with Orbital Assembly Corporation, Director of the International Institute for Astronautical Sciences (IIAS) Space Medicine Group and Chief Instructor of the IIAS Operational Space Medicine Course.
I firmly believe in pushing the limits, that a work ethic is free, and that the right team can get you through the toughest of spots.
What I do:
Depending on the day, I can be found saving lives in the ER, testing spacesuits in 0g, exploring extreme environments, helping develop virtual and immersive technologies for space and austere environments, or developing research and protocols related to human health in space.
Why you should follow me on Linkedin:
Follow me if you believe in continually pushing the limits – and lifting others up with you as you go.
Who I follow on Linkedin:
I follow those who believe in expanding the bounds of human exploration, knowledge and limit – and bringing others up with them. Retired NASA astronaut Dr. Scott Parazynski, astronaut wrangler Christina Korp and Elevate Aviation founder Kendra Kinckaide all fall into this category.
Inspiring you into Aviation
My favourite or most successful post:
I have long said that there is space for all of us. In this post, I talk about the rise of access civilian spaceflight with the naming of the Inspiration4 crew.