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We’d like to have immediate answers to all of our questions. I think medicine in particular. I found it frustrating as a physician sometimes to…
This has been a great experience for me. The first couple of days you don’t always feel too well. You adjust to the fluid shifting,…
When you talk to crews that went to Mir or have gone up to International Space Station, they say that you go through different phases…
There are some very significant changes in the way the fluids are distributed in our body, the way our heart functions initially, and as well…
The Navy’s paid for you to go through school, and then they need doctors to go out and take care of people who are in…
The microgravity or the very, very low amount of gravity that we have up in space forces some changes in different processes. It forces changes…
Some things are only capable of being done in space. Examples of that are looking at our Earth from that far away, and understanding the…
I feel blessed to be here representing our country and carrying out th research of scientists around the world… I hope you could feel the…
I can’t think of anything that’s as exciting as I’m sure this mission will be, and actually being in space. But, we did some training…
Gravity pulls our bodily fluids down, like water in a glass goes to the bottom part of a glass. In space, the water doesn’t stay…
Everyone that I’ve talked to who’s been to space has thoroughly enjoyed the experience, and what you often hear them say is: It was great,…
I have a computer screen near my seat where I monitor the overall health of the vehicle and pick up any problems that might be…
We trained for a lot more malfunctions than any ever happen.
I can’t think of anything specific growing up that pointed me toward NASA at all. I was interested in the Moon landings just about the…
There’s a lot of different things that we do during life that could personally harm us and I choose not to stop doing those things.
Gravity is one variable in a lot of scientific processes. If you can remove gravity or minimize its effect, then you can understand the other…
Science, for hundreds of years, has spanned the differences between cultures and between countries.
We’ve had such thorough training, we’ve had an excellent team on the ground. With the minor glitches that have occurred, we’ve been able to take…
Things are going very smoothly. As expected, there are some minor glitches, and the eight minutes that it took us to get to orbit, we…
Life science research can be done on multiple platforms. Since we have a very small number of people flying into space, the more people you…
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