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An astronaut or cosmonaut is a person trained by a human spaceflight program to command, pilot, or serve as a crew member of a spacecraft.
Avionics are the electronic systems used on aircraft, artificial satellites, and spacecraft.
Chief Medical Officer (CMO) is the title used in many countries for the senior government official designated head of medical services, sometimes at the national level.
Cooperstown is a village in and county seat of Otsego County, New York, United States.
A Doctor of Medicine (MD from Latin Medicinae Doctor) is a medical degree, the meaning of which varies between different jurisdictions.
Edwards Air Force Base (AFB) is a United States Air Force installation located in Kern County in southern California, about northeast of Lancaster and east of Rosamond.
Emergency medicine, also known as accident and emergency medicine, is the medical specialty concerned with caring for undifferentiated, unscheduled patients with illnesses or injuries requiring immediate medical attention.
Florida (Spanish for "land of flowers") is the southernmost contiguous state in the United States.
Getaway Special was a NASA program that offered interested individuals, or groups, opportunities to fly small experiments aboard the Space Shuttle.
Gravity, or gravitation, is a natural phenomenon by which all things with mass or energy—including planets, stars, galaxies, and even light—are brought toward (or gravitate toward) one another.
The John F. Kennedy Space Center (KSC) is one of ten National Aeronautics and Space Administration field centers.
The following is a list of women who have traveled into space, sorted by date of first flight.
A mission control center (MCC, sometimes called a flight control center or operations center) is a facility that manages space flights, usually from the point of launch until landing or the end of the mission.
Mississippi is a state in the Southern United States, with part of its southern border formed by the Gulf of Mexico.
Murfreesboro is a city in, and the county seat of, Rutherford County, Tennessee, United States.
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is an independent agency of the executive branch of the United States federal government responsible for the civilian space program, as well as aeronautics and aerospace research.
Nashville is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. state of Tennessee and the seat of Davidson County.
Nutrition is the science that interprets the interaction of nutrients and other substances in food in relation to maintenance, growth, reproduction, health and disease of an organism.
Radiation therapy or radiotherapy, often abbreviated RT, RTx, or XRT, is therapy using ionizing radiation, generally as part of cancer treatment to control or kill malignant cells and normally delivered by a linear accelerator.
Robert Lee "Hoot" Gibson (born October 30, 1946), (Capt, USN, Ret.), is a former American naval officer and aviator, test pilot, aeronautical engineer, and a retired NASA astronaut, as well as a professional pilot who currently races regularly at the annual Reno Air Races.
Seal Beach is a city in Orange County, California.
Sigma Kappa (ΣΚ) is a sorority founded in 1874 at Colby College in Waterville, Maine.
The Space Shuttle was a partially reusable low Earth orbital spacecraft system operated by the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), as part of the Space Shuttle program.
Space Shuttle Columbia (Orbiter Vehicle Designation: OV-102) was the first space-rated orbiter in NASA's Space Shuttle fleet.
STS-40, the eleventh launch of Space Shuttle ''Columbia'', was a nine-day mission in June, 1991.
STS-51-D was the sixteenth flight of NASA's Space Shuttle program, and the fourth flight of Space Shuttle ''Discovery''.
STS-58 was a mission flown by Space Shuttle ''Columbia'' launched from Kennedy Space Center, Florida, on 18 October 1993.
STS-6 was the sixth NASA Space Shuttle mission and the maiden flight of the Space Shuttle ''Challenger''.
Telesat, formerly Telesat Canada, is a Canadian satellite communications company founded on May 2, 1969.
Tennessee (translit) is a state located in the southeastern region of the United States.
The United States Astronaut Hall of Fame, located inside the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex Heroes & Legends building, honors American astronauts and features the world's largest collection of their personal memorabilia, focusing on those astronauts who have been inducted into the Hall; as well as Sigma 7, the fifth manned Mercury spacecraft.
The University of California, Berkeley (UC Berkeley, Berkeley, Cal, or California) is a public research university in Berkeley, California.
The University of Tennessee College of Medicine is one of six graduate schools of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) in downtown Memphis.
Vanderbilt University (informally Vandy) is a private research university in Nashville, Tennessee.