16.68 Lecture: Kate Rubins, NASA Astronaut (16 April, 2:30p, 37-212)

The Massachusetts Space Grant Consortium
16.68 Modern Space Science and Engineering
 

Kate Rubins, Ph.D., NASA Astronaut

Science in Extreme Environments:  Building Extraterrestrial and Earth-based Research Capabilities

Summary: Biomedical and human health research on the frontier presents unique and fascinating challenges. Dr. Rubins’ presentation will focus on the exceptional research environment of the International Space Station and parallels to earth-based research in challenging environments.

HST Bioastronautics students win awards in NASA HRP Best Poster competition

Congratulations to Rachel Ellman and Jordan Spatz, both HST Bioastronautics graduate students, for winning the Runner-Up Award for Best Poster at the 2014 NASA Human Research Program Workshop in Galveston. Rachel's poster was titled "Evaluation of the Hindlimb Unloading Model in Mice as an Analog for Spaceflight Effets on the Musculoskeletal System".  Jordan's poster was titled "RNASeq Analysis of Gene Expression in Murine Hind Limb Unloading Disuse Induced Bone Loss".  Dr.

Research on integration of visual and motion cues for flight simulation and ride quality investigation : final report NASA Grant NSG 22-009-701, June 1972 through February 1977

Young, L. R., R. E. Curry, and C. M. Oman, Research on integration of visual and motion cues for flight simulation and ride quality investigation : final report NASA Grant NSG 22-009-701, June 1972 through February 1977, , Cambridge, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Center for Space Research, Dept. of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Man-Vehicle Laboratory, pp. 80, 1977.

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