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Thesis - BSc, MSc, PhD

The Analog Astronaut Training Center (AATC) offers a unique opportunity to conduct research in the fields of space biology, medicine, human physiology, as well as engineering, material science, biomedical engineering, and computer science / software engineering. With us, you can perform experiments for your BSc, MSc, or PhD thesis. This includes not only the habitat but also stratospheric missions, scuba diving and our extreme environment expeditions.

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Support for your research

AATC can provide you with:

  • Necessary equipment and support for your research
  • Human test subjects for your experiments
  • Environment to conduct your research
  • Access to the habitat and other facilities
  • Guidance and supervision from experienced professionals
  • Opportunity to publish your work in international journals
  • Opportunity to present your work at international conferences
  • Opportunity to collaborate with other researchers
  • Opportunity to work on real-life space projects
  • Opportunity to work with astronauts and space professionals
  • Opportunity to work with international space agencies
  • Opportunity to work with industry partners
  • Opportunity to work with other research institutions and research centers
  • Opportunity to work with other universities

Below, you can find the list of theses written with AATC, which were defended at universities in Poland, Europe, and internationally.

Theses defended in 2024

  • Application of a set of cognitive tests for a comprehensive assessment of analytical thinking and cognitive abilities in the verbal, spatial and numerical domains based on data from the astronaut recruitment process - Ewa Czarnecka
  • Construction of a non-invasive sensor for measuring vitamin D concentration with application of predictive modeling in isolation conditions during simulation of space missions - Mateusz Koba
  • Design and testing of an intelligent non-invasive sensor for measuring menstrual blood during a space mission simulation - Marta Gajewska
  • Design of cultivation chamber for exospheric agriculture in space habitation - Mikołaj Gąbka
  • The application for cognitive training process of analog astronauts - Ewa Krężel
  • Application for concentration training based on data from the astronaut recruitment process of the European Space Agency - Magdalena Esmund
  • Application for analysis of the subjective time perception in humans based on input data from the International Space Station - Kacper Duda

Theses defended in 2023

  • A Mobile Application for the Health Parameters Registration during Analog Space Missions - Krzysztof Karpała
  • Development of the Localization System for Analog Space Station - Jakub Rogowski
  • Design and Testing of Passive Microbiological Purity Sensor for Life in Isolation - Ewelina Dobosz