Orbital Medicine

Welcome to the site for Orbital Medicine, Inc (Richmond, VA)

Orbital Medicine will shortly be launching a new website called SpaceConsults.com.

The site will be a place to share lessons learned, find resources, and equipment, support, consulting, and to connect with experienced researchers, educators, and flight providers. Come find your Launch Mate!

See the announcement here.

Orbital Medicine successfully completed two research experiments on  the Blue Origin New Shepard rocket. You can see the press release here.

The first research flight was the first commercial launch of a reusable suborbital vehicle, and the first NASA Flight Opportunities experiment to fly on the New Shepard. See the NASA Flight Opportunities page here.

We  can provide highly skilled and experienced health professionals for your aerospace needs. We have extensive resources to assist you with aerospace emergency medicine response capabilities, operational support, consultative expertise, medical examinations, emergency medical planning, and medical monitoring.

Insertion of a Laryngeal Mask Airway in Microgravity

The members of Orbital Medicine have direct experience as providers and researchers in the aerospace environment. In the past they have provided launch and landing support for the NASA Space Shuttle at Kennedy Space Center and participated in research in the microgravity environment on parabolic aircraft. All members of Orbital Medicine are Board Certified in Emergency Medicine and are current practitioners in Emergency Departments around the country.

We are the doctors you get when you call 911.