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2010-06-18 09:00:00

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., June 18 /PRNewswire/ -- A NASA astronaut who spent 199 days aboard the International Space Station (ISS) is the first recipient of the Joseph P. Kerwin, M.D. Award honoring achievements in space life sciences. Dr.

2010-05-10 10:56:00

SOUTHAMPTON, Pa., May 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Environmental Tectonics Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: ETCC) ("ETC" or the "Company") and its National AeroSpace Training and Research (NASTAR®) Center will attend the 81st Annual Scientific Meeting of the Aerospace Medical Association (AsMA) from May 9-13, 2010, at the Sheraton Phoenix Downtown Hotel in Phoenix, AZ.

2010-04-30 11:45:00

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- An award honoring the advancement of medicine in space has been named for the first physician/astronaut, Dr. Joe Kerwin, a former executive at Wyle who flew aboard the 28-day Skylab 2 mission in 1973. The Joseph P. Kerwin, M.D.

2009-12-09 13:30:00

Release and photos available at http://www.nsbri.org/NewsPublicOut/Release.epl?r=130 HOUSTON, Dec.

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2009-12-09 15:33:11

Astronauts returning from challenging long-duration missions face one more challenge when they get back to Earth – standing up and walking.

2009-07-27 10:15:00

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., July 27 /PRNewswire/ -- NASA has exercised a $201 million second option on a contract with Wyle to provide continuing support to the Space Life Sciences Directorate at NASA's Johnson Space Center. The option extends the contract to April 30, 2013.

2009-07-24 07:14:04

NASA has exercised a $201 million second option on a contract with Wyle Integrated Science and Engineering Group of Houston to provide continuing support to the Space Life Sciences Directorate at NASA's Johnson Space Center.

2009-07-01 12:00:00

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Two flight surgeons supporting Wyle and its NASA Bioastronautics Contract have been selected for the next astronaut class. NASA announced last week that Dr. Kjell Lindgren and Dr.

2009-06-03 13:00:00

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Wyle's Germany-based GmbH unit played a vital role in the recent selection of six new European Space Authority (ESA) astronauts, the first named since 1992. Casey Pruett, managing director of the unit, assisted in supervising all logistic components for organizing the implementation of two phases of psychological and one phase of medical testing.

2009-03-27 22:20:00

Dr. Earl Wood, inventor of the high-altitude pressure suit worn by pilots and astronauts, has died in Rochester, Minn.


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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