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Space Doc

By

Brooke Beard

I

traveleds across the country

News of him spread around and

to NASA Ames Research Center.

eventually he stumbled upon

His

for

someone who needed him. For

slowly

the next few years he worked

although

on fixing medical problems

he has no plan. He arrived

caused by space travel. Him

with no job and a new born

and his wife moved into a

baby and knocked on the door.

community of houseboats soon

n 1962 NASA launched what would be one of the

most

dream

of

working

important the

space

agency

flights in American history. camecoming Not

only

was

this

true,

flight

instrumental in paving the way for future space flight, but it was a crucial moment

“Unfortunately, none of these Ralph Pelligra. countermeasures completely After seeing counteracts these effects and of John Glenn’s course now, we’re looking at 2 first orbitals, year long, 3 year long flights. straight out of And it can be more of an issue.” residency, he in the life of Dr.

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