Israeli scientists unveil latest innovations in aerospace medicine

(Israel Hayom/Exclusive to JNS.orgA helmet allowing ground control to take over an aircraft if the pilot loses consciousness, an unmanned aerial vehicle evacuating wounded soldiers under fire without endangering lives, and a robotic dog that would assist combat soldiers in evacuating the wounded were among the innovations presented Sunday during the 61st annual International Congress of Aviation and Space Medicine in Jerusalem.

Inbal Hotel in Jerusalem. Credit: Wikimedia Commons. 

The conference is being held under the auspices of Dr. Yehezkel Caine, a former combat helicopter pilot and now an aerospace medicine expert and director of Herzog Hospital. A representative from NATO will be on hand to discuss the requirements for evacuation by unmanned air vehicles.


Posted on October 3, 2013 .