“We are thrilled to have Dr. Gupta keynote the 2016 ISS R&D Conference,” said the ISS National Lab Director of Marketing and Communications Brian Talbot. “As a world-renowned leader in reporting breakthrough health and medical news, Dr. Gupta’s participation in the conference can bring the amazing possibilities of conducting health research on the International Space Station to new audiences.”
“Dr. Gupta’s participation in this year’s ISS R&D Conference is most appreciated and is in keeping with the high quality of speakers featured at this important annual event,” said AAS Executive Director Jim Kirkpatrick.
the ISS National Lab and NASA leadership will also present new opportunities that the ISS can bring to researchers from a variety of scientific disciplines and backgrounds. Current ISS users from across a wide spectrum of commercial and academic entities will have the opportunity to present their findings at the conference. Presently the conference is accepting calls for abstracts, which can be submitted at: http://www.issconference.org/#Abstracts
Registration for the 2016 conference is now open. To learn more about ISS R&D 2016, including how to register, please visit: http://www.issconference.org/
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About the ISS National Lab: The Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (the ISS National Lab) was selected by NASA in July 2011 to maximize use of the International Space Station (ISS) U.S. National Laboratory through 2020. the ISS National Lab is dedicated to supporting and accelerating innovations and new discoveries that will enhance the health and wellbeing of people and our planet. For more information, visit www.issnationallab.org.
About the ISS National Laboratory: In 2005, Congress designated the U.S. portion of the International Space Station as the nation’s newest national laboratory to maximize its use for improving life on Earth, promoting collaboration among diverse users, and advancing STEM education. This unique laboratory environment is available for use by other U.S. government agencies and by academic and private institutions, providing access to the permanent microgravity setting, vantage point in low Earth orbit, and varied environments of space.
About AAS: The American Astronautical Society is America’s premier network of space professionals, technical and non-technical, dedicated to advancing all space activities. The Society, founded in 1954, is committed to strengthening the nation’s space programs, inspiring the next generation of space professionals and expanding cooperation with international space organizations.
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